301. [German]

CRANACH The Elder, Lucas

Book-plate of Christof Scheurl.

1511

Woodcut, 16,4 x 12,6 cm, laid paper with watermark (unidentified), unsigned (foxing, sl. toned, repaired tear).

Stuck by corners under passe-partout.

A full-length female figure facing front, wearing a lush feathered hat. First used in a 1511 publication of Scheurl's writings printed by Stöckel in Leipzig. As the inscription states, the arms represented are those of Christoph Scheurl's parents, Christoph Scheurl I (1457-1519) and Helena Tucher (1462-1516). Two lines of xylographic lettering in Latin at top. Formerly attr. to Dürer.
Ref. German Hollstein IV:144. - O'Dell 358 - Bartsch 291.
Prov. Coll. stamp on verso.

€ 200 / 300

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