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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


(ˈkrɑ nɑx)

Lucas ( “the Elder” ), 1472–1553, German artist.
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Best known for his novels and stories, Walser also turned his mind (and wit) towards artistic subjects ranging from Cranach to Manet.
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The theme for the next year will dwell on the ongoing 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall, as well as the scenic routes of Germany and the 500th birth anniversary of Lucas Cranach the Younger, a German Renaissance artist.
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.
The Serpent and the Lamb: Cranach, Luther and the Making of the Reformation, by Steven Ozment.
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.
The Cranach image in The Lovers is equally seditious as the flowers and fruits, representing the Garden of Eden, are obviously sexualised and include bananas sheathed in cling film, bursting stamens and an overripe peach.
and then in Durer's etching of them and in paintings by Lucas Cranach.
WHILST alone in Innsbruck in 1550, Lucas Cranach the Elder painted the self-portrait now in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence: a hale, upright old man, suntanned for all the saline driftwood pallor of his spindling beard, his eyes still sharp, though bereft of a little of their light.
Red Cadeaux and Dunaden powered past Lucas Cranach (third) and Cumani's Manighar (fifth) deep inside the final furlong but Dunaden forced his way past the Brit horse when it mattered.
The German import Lucas Cranach, now owned and trained in Australia, finished third as international horses filled the first seven placings.
Any number held chances as the field rounded final the bend and both Red Cadeaux and Dunaden opted for the slingshot approach around the outside as they powered past the likes of German-bred Lucas Cranach (third) and Cumani's Manighar (fifth) deep inside the final furlong.