LUCAS CRANACH THE ELDER Art Book contains 220+ Reproductions of Religious and Mythical, Portrait and Genre Scenes with title,date and interesting facts page below. Book includes Table of Contents, thumbnail gallery and is formatted for all Kindle readers and Tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).
BORN: October 4, 1472 in Kronach.
DIED: October 16, 1553 in Weimar.
MOVEMENT: Northern Renaissance
§ Cranach was taught drawing by his father Hans Maler.
§ In 1504, he was elected as court painter to the Duke of Saxony and maintained this position his entire life.
§ Prior to 1508, Cranach competed with Albrecht Durer, Hans Burgkmair and others, to paint several altar-pieces for the Castle Church at Wittenberg.
§ Cranach ran printing presses that were used by Martin Luther to print the Bible. He was also present as a witness to the betrothal festival of Luther and Katharina von Bora.
Portrait of Martin Luther (1533), Portrait of Johann Friedrich the Magnanimous at the Age of Six, The Fountain of Youth, St Jerome in the Desert.
- File Size: 13782 KB
- Print Length: 236 pages
- Publisher: Ankele Publishing, LLC (September 6, 2011)
- Publication Date: September 6, 2011
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B005LRXK18
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- X-Ray: Not Enabled
- Word Wise: Not Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled