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Kronach 1472-Weimar 1553 German painter and engraver. The son of a painter, he settled in Wittenberg c.1504 and was court painter successively under three electors of Saxony. There he maintained a flourishing workshop and was twice burgomaster. Cranach was a close friend of Martin Luther, whose doctrine he upheld in numerous paintings and woodcuts, and he has been called the painter of the Reformation. He was a rapid and prolific painter, and the work turned out by his studio is uneven in quality. Naïve and fanciful, often awkward in draftsmanship, it has, nonetheless, freshness and originality and a warm, rich palette. His portraits are particularly successful. Among his best-known works are Repose in Egypt (Gemäldgalerie, Staatliche Mus., Berlin-Dahlem); Judgment of Paris (Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe); Adam and Eve (Courtauld Inst., London); and Crucifixion (Weimar). The latter contains figures of Luther and Cranach. His many famous protraits include those of Elector John Frederick and Self-Portrait (Uffizi). Cranach was also an accomplished miniaturist. He produced a few copperplates and designs for woodcuts. His son and pupil Lucas Cranach, the Younger,

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Lucas Cranach Portrait of a Lord of Kockeritz (mk05) oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Portrait of a Lord of Kockeritz (mk05) oil painting artist

Portrait of a Lord of Kockeritz (mk05)
Painting ID::  20101
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Wood 25 1/4 x 16 1/2\'\'(64 x 42 cm)Identified as Caspar von Kockeritz Entered the Louvre in 1893

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Lucas Cranach Portrait Supposed to Be of Magdalena Luther (mk05) oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Portrait Supposed to Be of Magdalena Luther (mk05) oil painting artist

Portrait Supposed to Be of Magdalena Luther (mk05)
Painting ID::  20102
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Wood,16 1/4 x 101/4''(41 x 26 cm)Acquired in 1910

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Lucas Cranach AHunt in Honor of Charles V at Torgau Castle oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach AHunt in Honor of Charles V at Torgau Castle oil painting artist

AHunt in Honor of Charles V at Torgau Castle
Painting ID::  28732
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mk61 1544 Oil on panel 114x175cm Lucas Cranach the elder and Lucas Cranach the younger

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Lucas Cranach Portrait of Lucas Cranach the Elder oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Portrait of Lucas Cranach the Elder oil painting artist

Portrait of Lucas Cranach the Elder
Painting ID::  28897
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mk65 Oil on panel 25 3/16x19 5/16in Uffizi,Gallery

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Lucas Cranach The Stag Hunt oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach The Stag Hunt oil painting artist

The Stag Hunt
Painting ID::  30242
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nn05 1544 The utopia of common huntsmanship

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