Lucas Cranach the Younger

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Staghunt of Prince Johann Friedrich (detail)   Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
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Staghunt of Prince Johann Friedrich (detail) 1544
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Lucas Cranach the Younger (October 4, 1515January 25, 1586) was a German Renaissance painter.

He was a son of Lucas Cranach the Elder. First he was an apprentice in his father's workshop and then his importance grew. Finally after his father's death he took over the workshop.

The style of their painting was so similar that there have been some difficulties in attribution of their works.
He is known for portraits and simple versions of allegorical and mythical scenes.

See also: Early Renaissance paintingpl:Lucas_Cranach_M³odszy de:Lucas_Cranach_der_Jüngere

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