14 août 2009

Portrait of a Bearded Young Man, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar).

Portrait of a Bearded Young Man, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar). Oil on linden panel. Signed upper left with the artist's device of a dragon with spread wings; dated 1518. Height : 42.00 cm; Width : 28.00 cm. Price on application. Notes: The Portrait of a Bearded Young Man is dated 1518, a year after Luther posted his Ninety-five Theses, setting in motion the Protestant Reformation. During the following years much of Cranach's and his patron's energy were taken up with this religious battle, and the... [Lire la suite]
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