CRANACH, Lucas the Elder
(b. 1472, Kronach, d. 1553, Weimar)
Triptych with the Holy Kinship (right wing)1509
Oil on panel, 121 x 45 cm
Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt
One of the Virgin's two stepsisters, also named Mary, married with Zebedee and produced the Apostles John the Evangelist and James the Great, depicted on the right wing.
The full-length figure in the background is Elector Frederick the Wise.