Cranach, Luther and Reformation
Lucas Cranach the Older (1472-1553), Martin Luther 1529. Uffizi Gallery Florence. Photo: Wikipedia.
Lucas Cranach the Older (1472-1553) was a close and loyal allie of Martin Luther from the very beginning of his Reformation campaign in 1517. This exhibition puts the works by Cranach into the perspective of the period just before and decades after the Reformation, his view concerning iconoclasm and the artistic consequences. The show also highlights the golden age oft he German Renaissance painters and other artists.