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Cranach-Stiftung

Markt 4, 06886 Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 3491 4201911
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Art & printing by Lucas Cranach, 1500s

Fascinating history of Lucas Cranach who used an early printing press for Luther’s publications and... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
md2242
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Seattle, Washington
via mobile
Masters of Reformation Art

The homes of Lucas Cranach the Elder and his son, Lucas Cranach the Younger are close to one... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
Bruce W
,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Markt 4, 06886 Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Fascinating history of Lucas Cranach who used an early printing press for Luther’s publications and also painted for Kings and many others. Court printer for two kings. Impressive displays of his work and studio. Lots about art and modern graphics too.

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

The homes of Lucas Cranach the Elder and his son, Lucas Cranach the Younger are close to one another on the same block separated by the Cranach apothecary which is still in use as a pharmacy. The Cranach's woodcuts and paintings communicated the Reformation theology...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

The Workshop of Lucas Cranach. Lucas Cranach the elder was a talent and successful artist, pharmacist, merchant and politician. As a close friend of Martin Luther, Canach was not only one of the most significant painters of the German Renaissance, but also a "painter of...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

The two Cranach houses are showplaces of the father and son. The Elder was probably the richest man in town. He was not only a painter , artist and a friend of Luther's, he was a pharmacist, a printer and the mayor. The homes are...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017

Wonderful works of Cranach, while some are reproductions, the originals are found in churches and galleries. His portraits are recognized, several of Martin Luther, and are amazing. He also ran a workshop, printing works and apothecary shop. A very interesting place to visit.

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

If you have seen the wonderful Reformation altarpiece and the fine memorial paintings in the StadtKirche, you will certainly find it worthwhile to visit the Cranach family's house and workshops in the Marketplace. In 1505 Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) was appointed court painter to...More

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