CRANACH, Lucas the Elder
(b. 1472, Kronach, d. 1553, Weimar)

Virgin and Child

Oil on panel, 21 x 16 cm
Private collection

Lucas Cranach the Elder kept small panels such as the present work for use as workshop templates or for the studio to produce variants of given prototypes.

The painting is signed upper right with the artist's device of a winged serpent with elevated wings.