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Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)
Lucas Cranach was born at Cronach in upper Franconia, Germany and learned the art of drawing from his father. He was a religious painter and his chief occupation was that of portrait-painting. He was equally successful, and often comically na´ve in mythological scenes.
Cardinal Albrecht

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Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg Kneeling before Christ on the Cross
C. 1520-29

Pine, 158 x 112 cm
Alte Pinakothek
Acquired in 1829 from the Collegiate Church in Aschaffenburg
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