Lucas Cranach the Elder

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) lived from 1505 to 1550 in Wittenberg, where he maintained an important workshop. The reformer Martin Luther was one of the artist's friends, who, like painters such as Albrecht Dürer, Hans Holbein the Younger and Albrecht Altdorfer, is one of the most important Renaissance artists in Germany and Europe. A detailed, illustrated biography presents his life.

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