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LUCAS VON CRANACH, Wilhelm (1861 - 1918), Painter, engraver, interior designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LUCAS VON CRANACH, Wilhelm (1861 - 1918), Painter, engraver, interior designer

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 September 1861, in Stargart; died 3 March 1918, in Berlin.

Painter, engraver, interior designer. Portraits, landscapes. Designs (jewels/glassware).

Symbolism, Jugendstil.

Wilhelm Lucas von Cranach was descended from the famous painter Lucas Cranach. He studied in Weimar under Leo Graf, Leopold von Kalckreuth and Ludwig von Gleichen-Russwurm, before completing his training in Paris. He opened

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