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


Oil on panel, 67 x 47 cm
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

This is one of the many representations of the Crucifixion, which Cranach produced both before and after the Reformation. The Crucifixion is a motif that could be incorporated without problem into the Reformation repertoire.