Friday, October 4, 2013

Happy Birthday to Lucas Cranach the Younger

Happy Birthday to Lucas Cranach the Younger (October 4, 1515 – January 25, 1586) was a German Renaissance artist, known for his woodcuts and paintings.He was the youngest son of Lucas Cranach the Elder and Barbara Brengebier, and began his career as an apprentice in his father's workshop alongside his brother Hans. Henceforth, his own reputation and fame grew. After his father's death, he assumed control over the workshop. They lived in the city of Kronach, in Franconia (in Germany).

 Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery. Hermitage Museum, Russia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucas_Cranach_the_Younger
http://www.lucascranach.org/index.html

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