Portrait of Magdalena of Saxony, Wife of Elector Joachim II of Brandenburg

Oil on panel | 16 x 16in | c. 1529

Lucas Cranach, the Elder

As court painter to the electors of Saxony, Lucas Cranach the Elder developed a simplified portrait style that catered to his patrons' concern with dynastic continuity and princely status. His portraits of princes present a legible, if not always fla...
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