Lucas Cranach, the Elder

Lucas Cranach, the Elder

Birth
Kronach, Landkreis Kronach, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death 16 Oct 1553 (aged 80–81)
Weimar, Stadtkreis Weimar, Thüringen, Germany
Burial Weimar, Stadtkreis Weimar, Thüringen, Germany
Memorial ID 44514704 · View Source
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Painter. Cranach was a leading figure of German Renaissance art. He often painted religious subjects and portraits of important Reformation personalities, including a celebrated image of Martin Luther. In addition he created many nudes based on mythological figures. His son, known as Lucas Cranach the Younger, was also an important painter.

Bio by: Rick Watson


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  • Originally Created by: Rick Watson
  • Added: 18 Nov 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 44514704
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucas Cranach, the Elder (1472–16 Oct 1553), Find a Grave Memorial no. 44514704, citing Saint Jacobs Church, Weimar, Stadtkreis Weimar, Thüringen, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .