Panel - 41 x 32 cm - 1533 - Signed
Portraits, XVth and XVIth paintings
Monogrammed and dated GP 33 (top centre)
Literature : W.R Valentiner, Catalogue of Paintings: including Three Sets of Tapestries, Raleigh, 1956, p.75, no. 171.
H.G. Gmelin, “Georg Pencz als Maler”, Münchner jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst, XVII, 1966, no. 48.
J.C. Smith, Nuremberg: A Renaissance City, 1500-1618, exhibition catalogue, Austin, 1983, p. 212, under no. 110.
C. Wright, The world’s Master Paintings: From the early Renaissance to the present day, Routledge, 1992, II, p. 381.
K.Heard and L. Whitaker, The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein, exhibition catalogue, London, 2011, under no. 55.
Exhibitions : Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art, Robert F. Phifer Collection, 31 March – 13 May 1973, p.64-65.
Ca. 1500 – 1550
The German painter and engraver, Georg Pencz, is mentioned as a “Burgher of Nuremberg” in 1523, but it is highly unlikely that he was actually born there. We know that Pencz...read more