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Cranach noticed his works with the motif of a winged snake
Nationality/school
German
Born
Kronach 1472-10-04
presumably on 4 October (Messling 2011)
Deceased
Weimar (Thüringen) 1553-10-16
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1487 - 1553
active c. 1487-1553
Active in
  • Venetië 1493
    Plageman 2002
  • Palestina (hist.) 1493
    according to an apocryphal story Cranach would have accompanied the Saxon Elector on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land, this story can not be verified (Saur, 1999 and Plageman, 2002)
  • Wenen 1500 - 1504
    Messling 2011
  • Wittenberg (Saksen-Anhalt) 1505
    as court painter (Messling 2011)
  • Neurenberg 1524
    here with Albrecht Dürer who made a portrait of him (Messling 2011)
  • Italië 1537
    Messling 2011
  • Augsburg 1550
    Messling 2011
  • Weimar (Thüringen) 1552
    Messling 2011
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
history (as a genre), hunting scene, landscape (as genre), portrait, royal portrait, Christian religious scene
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Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Danube style
Entered on: 1991-12-02; Modification on: 2018-10-11

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