CRANACH, Lucas the Elder
(b. 1472, Kronach, d. 1553, Weimar)
A Faun and his Family with a Slain Lion (detail)c. 1526
Oil and tempera on wood
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The reciprocal gazes and placid poses clearly denote the figures' intimate trust in one another, as befits a family. There is an attractive landscape in the upper right-hand quarter of the painting.