Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Younger took over the Wittenberg family workshop in 1550. He continued his father's work by producing mainly religious paintings for the newly reformed Protestant church.
An exhibition in Frankfurt's Städel museum explores the work of the Flemish painter, as well the precursors and contemporaries who influenced him. Rubens dominated the 17th-century art world like perhaps no other artist.
He was more than just the major painter of the Reformation. He was also a good entrepreneur who knew how to sell his art. Works by Lucas Cranach, the Elder, can now be admired in a major exhibition in Dusseldorf.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has opened a show on German art from the 16th century. The exhibition brings art from the European Renaissance to California.
Monk, revolutionary, innovator – a special edition focusing on Martin Luther. How did he change Christian throught and what impact did he have on art and literature? Luther: The myth and the man.
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