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 (krä′näKH), Lucas Known as "the Elder." 1472-1553.
German painter and engraver noted for his many portraits and religious works, some of which depict the theological views of his friend Martin Luther.


(German ˈkraːnax)
(Biography) Lucas (ˈluːkas), known as the Elder, real name Lucas Müller. 1472–1553, German painter, etcher, and designer of woodcuts


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Lucas ( “the Elder” ), 1472–1553, German artist.
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Adam and Eve, 1528, Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), oil on wood, 192x82cm (each).
The curatorial statement mentioned a gloriously diverse range of touchstones, including Jean Genet's strongly political absurdist play Le Balcon (The Balcony), 1956--which examines authenticity, representation, truth, and illusion--as well as the Marquis de Sade and an enigmatic portrait by Lucas Cranach the Elder.
Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-16 October 1553) owned a bookshop and a pharmacy and, in addition to his work at court, served on the city council.
I call this image "your knight in shining armor" created by Lucas Cranach the Elder, done around 1500, now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Lucas Cranach the Elder La Bocca Della Verita (The Mouth of Truth)
A masterpiece in the collection of a leading Lebanese bank, a 16th century portrait of Frederick the Wise by Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Elder, exists only because the rich provincial ruler hired the artist for his court.
German painters are also globally competitive, including Albrecht Altdorfer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Matthias Grunewald, Hans Holbein the Younger and the well-known Albrecht Durer in the Renaissance period; Cosmas Damian Asam from the Baroque period; and modern artists Anselm Kiefer, romantic Caspar David Friedrich, the surrealist Max Ernst, the conceptualist Joseph Beuys, or Wolf Vostell or the neo-expressionist Georg Baselitz.
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.
Behind me was the home of Lucas Cranach the Elder, who painted the most famous portraits of Luther.
Williams discusses paintings by Giotto, Quinten Massys, Joos van Cleve, and Caravaggio; woodcuts by Lucas Cranach the Elder and Albrecht Durer; several illustrations in Books of Hours, statues, and altarpieces.
Painter, engraver, designer of woodcuts, Lucas Cranach the Elder lived and worked during the last part of the Renaissance and embodied the integrative qualities valued by his age.
Duchamp scholars have long recognized that the paintings Duchamp made in Munich were influenced by the works of the 16th-century German painter Lucas Cranach the Elder that he had seen in this collection, particularly in regard to the attenuation of his figures and the subdued ochre and brown color range he employed.