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Genealogy of the Derrer Family

Object Details

Title:

Genealogy of the Derrer Family

Artists/Makers:

Unknown

Georg Strauch (German, 1613 - 1675)

Culture:

German

Place:

Nuremberg, Germany (Place Created)

Date:

about 1626–1711

Medium:

Tempera colors with gold and silver highlights on parchment bound between original wood boards covered with original dark brown velvet

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig XIII 12 (83.MP.155)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 37.6 × 26 cm (14 13/16 × 10 1/4 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1670

Christopher Derrer, German, 1596 - 1670 and Ursula Scheuerlein, German,

- 1934

Baron Edmond James de Rothschild, Austrian, 1845 - 1934, by descent to his daughter, Alexandrine de Rothschild, 1934.

1934 - 1968

Baronne Miriam Caroline Alexandrine de Rothschild, French, 1884 - 1965 [sold, Palais Galleria, Paris, 1968, no. 12, to Peter and Irene Ludwig, Aachen.]
Source: Christopher de Hamel, "Waddesdon Manuscripts," Apollo 107 (1978), 516.

1968 - 1983

Dr. Peter Ludwig, German, 1925 - 1996 and Irene Ludwig, German, 1927 - 2010, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Illuminating the Past: Historical Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (February 2 to April 11, 1993) (fols. 47v - 48)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), February 2 to April 11, 1993
Ludwigslust: Die Sammlung Irene und Peter Ludwig (June 19 to October 10, 1993) (fols. 7v - 8 and 130v - 130bis)
  • Germanisches Nationalmuseum (Nuremberg), June 19 to October 10, 1993
Ten Centuries of Manuscript Illumination in Germany and Central Europe (July 21 to October 18, 1998) (fols. 129v - 130)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 21 to October 18, 1998
Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts (March 2 to May 16, 2010) (fols. 130v-130bis)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 2 to May 16, 2010
Gardens of the Renaissance (May 28 to August 11, 2013) (fols. 130v-130bis)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 28 to August 11, 2013
Chivalry in the Middle Ages (July 8 to November 30, 2014) (fols.20v - 21 and fols. 71v - 72 )
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 8 to November 30, 2014
All that Glitters: Life at the Renaissance Court (August 28 to December 2, 2018) (fols. 7v-8)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 28 to December 2, 2018
Bibliography
Bibliography

Hirschmann, Gerhard. "600 Jahre Genealogie in Nürnberg." Blätter für fränkische Familienkunde 8 (1963), p. 176.

Palais Galliera, Paris. Manuscrits à Peintures. June 24, 1968, no. 12.

von Euw, Anton, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 3 (1982), pp. 291-97.

"Manuscript Acquisitions: The Ludwig Collection." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 12, 1984, p. 302.

Nehring, Dorothee. "Die 'Hesperidengarten' in Nürnbergs Stadtteil St. Johannis." Mitteilungen des Vereins für Geschichte der Stadt Nürnberg 71 (1984), pp. 224-25, fig. 4.

Eissenhauer, Michael, ed. Ludwigs Lust: Die Sammlung Irene und Peter Ludwig, exh. cat. (Nuremberg: Germanisches Nationalmuseum, 1993), cat. no. 105, pp. 142-43, 477, ills. (fols. 7v, 8r, 130v-130bis r), entry by Margret Ribbert.

Friedrich, Günther. Bibliographie zum Patriziat der Reichsstadt Nürnberg. Nürnberger Forschungen 27 (Nuremberg, 1994), pp. 30-31.

Stadt Nürnberg and Rudi Viertel / Gartenbauamt, eds. Die goldenen Äpfel in Nürnbergs Hesperidengärten: Begleitheft zur Ausstellung des Gartenbauamtes Nürnberg im Barockgarten Johannisstraße 13-Gartenhaus (Nuremberg, 2001), p. 9 (fol. 130).

de Hamel, Christopher. The Rothschilds and their Collections of Illuminated Manuscripts (London: 2005), pp. 25-26, 35, 50-52. Originally published as Les Rothschild collectionneurs de manuscripts (Paris, 2004).

Kren, Thomas. Illuminated Manuscripts of Germany and Central Europe in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009), pp. 30-33, 129-31.

Sciacca, Christine. Building the Medieval World (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum; London: The British Library, 2010), pp. 22-23, figs. 17, 18.

Keene, Bryan C. Gardens of the Renaissance (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2013), pp. 1, 7, 12-13, ill.

Keene, Bryan. "Green Leaves." Apollo 177, no. 610 (June 2013), p.69-70, 71, ill.