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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 Salome oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Salome oil painting artist

Salome
Painting ID::  86430
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Date c. 1530(1530) Medium Oil on poplar Dimensions Height: 87 cm (34.3 in). Width: 58 cm (22.8 in). cjr

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Lucas Cranach The Rest on The Flight into Egypt oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach The Rest on The Flight into Egypt oil painting artist

The Rest on The Flight into Egypt
Painting ID::  86808
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Date 1504(1504) Medium Oil on wood Dimensions 70,7 x 53 cm cjr

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Lucas Cranach Portrait of a woman oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Portrait of a woman oil painting artist

Portrait of a woman
Painting ID::  87489
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1526(1526) Medium Oil on wood cyf

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Lucas Cranach Venus Standing in a Landscape oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Venus Standing in a Landscape oil painting artist

Venus Standing in a Landscape
Painting ID::  87496
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1529(1529) Medium Oil on wood cyf

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Lucas Cranach Venus and Cupid with a Honeycomb oil painting artist


Lucas Cranach Venus and Cupid with a Honeycomb oil painting artist

Venus and Cupid with a Honeycomb
Painting ID::  87604
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Date c. 1531(1531) Medium Oil on wood Dimensions Height: 169 cm (66.5 in). Width: 67 cm (26.4 in). cjr

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