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Lucas Cranach

Lucas Cranach

1472/1972.

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Published by Inter Nationes in Bonn-Bad Godesberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cranach, Lucas, -- 1472-1553.

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    Open LibraryOL14207961M

    This study provides the first exhaustive description of the materials, techniques and studio practices of Lucas Cranach the Elder (c. ). Heydenreich draws on detailed technical examination of Cranach's paintings, as well as analysis of documentary sources, to explain the characteristic elements of more than three hunderd of Cranach's Author: Heydenreich, Gunnar. The Paintings of Lucas Cranach. rev. ed. Ithaca, N.Y., , p. , no. , ill., attribute it to Lucas Cranach the Elder and date it about Mary Sprinson de Jesús in "The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Addenda to the Catalogue." Metropolitan Museum Journal 21 (), pp. –61, no.

    This book presents Cranach's Reformation painting to a broader audience and explains the pictorial strategies Cranach devised to clarify and interpret Lutheran thought. For specialists in Reformation history, this study offers an interpretation of Cranach's art as an agent of religious : Bonnie Noble. One of the most versatile artists of the German Renaissance and a close friend of Martin Luther, Lucas Cranach the Elder () is the archetypal painter of the Reformation. His activities as a painter, printmaker, and book illustrator reveal a distinctly individual style, and his skill in many different media helped him to create a highly successful workshop.

    Lucas Cranach the Elder. - German painter and printmaker, one of the major representatives of the northern Renaissance. Lucas the Elder was the father of Hans and Lucas Cranach the Younger, also painters. Cranach was the eldest of nine children. His father, Hans Maler, a painter himself, must have given him his first lessons. As court artist, Cranach often accompanied his patron, Frederick the Wise, Elector of Saxony, on hunting excursions to his numerous hunting lodges, drawing book in hand. Cranach produced a number of paintings and murals of hunts and animals, for which he received great renown in his time.


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Lucas Cranach Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cranach was an extraordinary painter whose work deserves a beautiful book. This would be that book, if it hadn't been set in a horrible type which makes it very difficult to read. The flowery style of Mr. Stepanov seems to have been somewhat clumsily translated, with some long-winded phrasing.3/5(2).

The book devotes 1/3 of its content to facts about Lucas Cranach and his life, and it devotes 2/3 to the history of the 16th century in what is now north-central Germany. There are some nice prints of Cranach's work, but very little detail about the works themselves. This was a by: 1. Lucas Cranach, the Elder, original name Lucas Müller, (bornCranach, bishopric of Bamberg [now Kronach, Germany]—died OctoWeimar, Saxe-Weimar), leading painter of Saxony, and one of the most important and influential artists in 16th-century German his vast output of paintings and woodcuts, the most important are altarpieces, court portraits and portraits of the.

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German: Lucas Cranach der Ältere German pronunciation: [ˈluːkas ˈkʁaːnax dɛɐ̯ ˈʔɛltəʁə], c.

– 16 October ) was a German Renaissance painter and printmaker in woodcut and engraving. He was court painter to the Electors of Saxony for most of his career, and is known for his portraits, both of.

Passio D.N. Iesv Christi Venvstissimis Imaginibvs Eleganter Expressa ab, Luca Cranogio Anno. by Cranach, Lucas (the elder). () and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lucas Cranach Lucas Cranach the Elder embodies the ideals of Renaissance man active not only as a painter and printmaker, but also as an entrepreneur and politician.

read more. Interdisciplinary and interinstitutional The Cranach Digital Archive shows that cooperation can broaden the scope for the assessment and interpretation of art works.

Lucas Cranach the Elder This painting, which shows Saints Christina and Ottilia, was part of a multi-panelled altarpiece made by Cranach inshortly after he was appointed court painter to the Elector of Saxony, Friedrich the Christina of Bolsena was a third-century virgin martyr.

The Cranach Digital Archive (cda) is an interdisciplinary collaborative research resource, providing access to art historical, technical and conservation information on paintings by Lucas Cranach ( - ), his sons and his workshop. Lucas Cranach the Elder made an impression on the Reformation not through his ideas, his books, or his ecclesiastical service, but his art.

As the Saxon court painter in Wittenberg for Frederick the Wise, he produced many works of art that were emblematic of Protestant theology at the time of the Reformation. Adam and Eve is a pair of paintings by German Renaissance master Lucas Cranach the Elder, dating fromhoused in the Uffizi, Florence, Italy.

There are other paintings by the same artist with the same title, depicting the subjects either together in a double portrait or separately in a pair of portraits, for instance at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, the Courtauld Gallery in Artist: Lucas Cranach the Elder.

Lucas Cranach the Elder Adam and Eve brilliantly combines devotional meaning with pictorial elegance and invention. The scene is set in a forest clearing where Eve stands before the Tree of Knowledge, caught in the act of handing an apple to a bewildered Adam.

One of the greatest artists of the 16th-century, Lucas Cranach the Elder employed his talents in a variety of genres, including portraiture, etching, and engraving. This work examines Cranach's oeuvre - the portraits and female nudes, for which he is most famous; his religious and mythological works; his hunting and nature scenes.

Lucas Cranach the Elder book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This study provides the first comprehensive description of the mat 4/5(3). Lucas Cranach book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Cranach was one of the greatest artists of t he Renaissance, as shown by the /5.

Lucas Cranach, the Elder; The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, /15 Lucas Cranach, the Elder; The Third Tournament, with Knights Breaking Lances, Lucas Cranach, the Elder; Wittenberg Reliquary Book (Wittenberger Heiligthumsbuch), Lucas Cranach, the Elder; The Fall of Man, Lucas Cranach, the Elder; The Stag Hunt, c.

Lucas. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cranach, Lucas, Lucas Cranach. Leningrad: Aurora Art, (OCoLC) Named Person: Lucas Cranach. The Bust of St. Peter by Lucas Cranach the Elder ca.

A work from the collections of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums of San Francisco, CA. Title: Judith with the Head of Holofernes Creator: Lucas Cranach the Elder Date Created: / Style: German Renaissance Provenance: in the Imperial Collections since / Physical Dimensions: w x h cm Inventory Number: GG Artist Biography: Lucas Cranach the Elder took his surname from his birthplace, Kronach, where he probably trained with his painter father.

In the spirit of Lucas Cranach, this blog discusses wide-ranging issues of Christianity and culture with a Lutheran twist. Media in category "Paintings by Lucas Cranach (I)" The following files are in this category, out of total.

MeißenDom Gemälde von Lucas Cranach-Brück & Category combines topics: painting by this artist. Lucas Cranach, the Elder Title Wittenberg Reliquary Book (Wittenberger Heiligthumsbuch) Origin Germany Date Medium Woodcut engraving and letterpress on cream laid paper, in original limp brown goatskin with wrap-around fore-edge flap, decorated with a blind outer fillet frame with intersecting interior blind lines Dimensions x mm.The Cranach factory was active in prints as well as paintings.

His many portraits of Martin Luther—the Cranach and Luther families were close friends—and his altarpieces with decidedly Reformist programs made Cranach and his memorable style the epitome of Protestant visual culture.

Lucas Cranach (–) is today acknowledged as one of the great painters of the Northern Renaissance, the creator of a large number of remarkable paintings in a distinctive, highly recognisable style.

He was also responsible for the iconic series of images of the Protestant reformer Martin Luther (–), his friend and contemporary who had also settled in the small north .