Lucas Cranach the Elder and workshop, Saints Genevieve and Apollonia and Saints Christina and Ottilia (The St Catherine Altarpiece: Reverses of Shutters)

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Susan Foister

From National Gallery Catalogues, forthcoming: 'The German Paintings before 1800'.

Publication notes  

This full catalogue entry of Cranach’s Saints Genevieve and Apollonia and Saints Christina and Ottilia ('The St Catherine Altarpiece: Reverses of Shutters'), taken from 'The German Paintings before 1800’ by Susan Foister, is published on the Gallery website in advance of book publication.

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Susan Foister is Deputy Director, Director of Public Engagement and Curator of Early Netherlandish, German, and British Paintings. Her publications include: J. Dunkerton, D. Gordon, S. Foister, and N. Penny, ‘Giotto to Dürer’, New Haven and London 1991; S. Foister, A. Roy, M. Wyld,  ‘Making and Meaning, Holbein’s 'Ambassadors’, exh. cat., National Gallery London 1997; S. Foister, ’ Holbein and England’, New Haven and London 2004.

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 – 1553) ‘Saints Genevieve and Apollonia’, 1506, NG6511.1
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Saints Genevieve and Apollonia, 1506, NG6511.1
Lucas Cranach the Elder, ‘Saints Christina and Ottilia’, 1506, NG6511.2
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Saints Christina and Ottilia, 1506, NG6511.2

 

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General references

Friedländer 1911, pp. 25–6; Posse 1936, pp. 243–8; Friedländer and Rosenberg 1978, no. 15; Parris 1974, p. 48ff., p. 756, note 40; NG Annual Report, 1985–7, pp. 32–4; Marx 1996; Marx and Mössinger 2005; Heydenreich 2007.

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