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CRANACH, Lucas, the Younger (1515 - 1586), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CRANACH, Lucas, the Younger (1515 - 1586), Painter, engraver

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German, 16th century, male.

Born 1515, in Wittenberg (Saxony-Anhalt); died 1586, in Weimar.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

A pupil of and collaborator with his father, Lucas Cranach the Elder, he worked in the family workshop, and, because of the way it operated, it is impossible to distinguish his hand in the vast output. After his father's death in 1553 Lucas

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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