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OP LUCAS CRANACH: EIN MALER-UNTERNEHMER AUS FRANKEN (Lucas Cranach: A Painter-Entrepreneur in Franconia). Ed. by Claus Grimm et al. Festung Rosenberg, Kronach, 1994. Organized by Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte, Augsburg. Published in association with Verlag Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg. 400 pp. with 372 ills. (187 col.). 31 x 22 cm. LC 94-228071 ISBN 3791714139 In German.
A scholarly examination of Cranach's life and oeuvre in the context of the history and culture of early 16th-century Germany, this catalogue thoroughly documents an exhibition of more than 200 works drawn from international collections, including some 90 paintings, drawings and prints by Cranach (1472-1553) and his workshop as well as many compositions by other painters of the era and a variety of historical materials. Clear reproductions and lengthy descriptions of the featured works are prefaced by 21 well-illustrated essays examining Cranach's long service as painter to the Wittenberg court, his distinctive portraits and nudes, his use of mythological imagery, and numerous issues related to the organization and production practices of his prolific workshop.
Artist(s):Cranach, Lucas
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 1400-1600 — Painting
Plans: 01,06,12,13,15
Worldwide Number: 024635
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