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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 The Virgin under the arbol of apples oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach The Virgin under the arbol of apples oil painting artist

The Virgin under the arbol of apples
Painting ID::  41966
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mk166 1530 I Wave on cloth transfered from wood Museum of the Ermitage San Petersburgo

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Lucas Cranach Marches Luther oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Marches Luther oil painting artist

Marches Luther
Painting ID::  42644
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MK169 1533 Panel 20.5x14.5cm Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Brunswijk, Germany

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Lucas Cranach sjalvportratt oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach sjalvportratt oil painting artist

sjalvportratt
Painting ID::  56556
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mk248 detta sjalvportatt som cranacb gjorde mot slutet av sitt liv visar en typisk, framgangrik borgmastarte men ger ingen antydan om bans delikata ocb aventyrliga arbete som diplomat. cranacb ledde ocksa en blomstrande verk stad som ban lamnade over till sin son ocb elev, lucas d.y.

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Lucas Cranach Venus stand landscape oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Venus stand landscape oil painting artist

Venus stand landscape
Painting ID::  57290
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mk255 for in 1529. 0.38 x 0.25 meters canvas. Paris, the Louvre

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Lucas Cranach Madeleine Luther portrait oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Madeleine Luther portrait oil painting artist

Madeleine Luther portrait
Painting ID::  57291
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mk255 for in the years 1523-1528. 0.41 x 0.26 meters canvas. Paris, the Louvre

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