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Cranach

Lucas , known as the Elder, real name Lucas Müller. 1472--1553, German painter, etcher, and designer of woodcuts
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Lucas Cranach the Elder was given the symbol of a serpent with bat wings by the elector of Saxony after he was hired as the court artist, while the lamb was one of the "logos" for Martin Luther, the controversial reformer and thorn in the side of the Roman Catholic church of his day.
A contemporary of two major artists from Germany, Matthias Grunewald and Albrecht Durer, Cranach competed with them on local projects and patronage and often turned especially to Diirer's work for inspiration.
Cranach had lost his son Hans and his wife Barbara as well as his large fortune; outlived his contemporaries Albrecht Diirer and Hans Baldung and indeed the Electoral State of Saxony.
LUCAS CRANACH can hand Anthony Freedman Melbourne Cup (4.
MUCH fanfare has surrounded the new art exhibition at The Walker, Ed Vaizey even gave the opening speech at a private viewing of A Collector's Eye: Cranach to Pissarro last week.
The Louvre has already scraped together 3 mln euros for "The Three Graces", an oil painting of three nudes by German artist Lucas Cranach the Elder, but is a million euros short of the price tag set by the work's private owners.
It is one of 1,000 treasuresAuranging from paintings by Albrecht Duerer and Lucas Cranach the Elder to 16th-century jewels and an 18th-century harlequin suitAuon display in the newly refurbished art-gallery section of NurembergAAEs vast Germanisches Nationalmuseum, opened Friday to the public.
However, one might not expect to find him in juxtaposition to nude paintings by Lucius Cranach.
n Sub-titel by 'n skildery van Lucas Cranach, staan onderaan 'n gedig.
Jan Brueghel was an early exponent of the nude CUPID'S BOW: Venus And Cupid depicted by Lucas Cranach LOOK CAREFULLY: Gregory Crewdon's Untitled (beneath The Roses).
Ranging from the late Renaissance to the present day, it features paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and arte facts by artists including Cranach, Delacroix, Durer, Veronese, Klimt, Nolde and Egon Schiele.