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

Portrait of Johannes Geiler von Kaysersberg

Wood, 30 x 23 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Beside his religious and allegoric paintings, Cranach was also a significant portraitist. He painted a lot of portraits during his life, mainaly in the period when he worked as a court painter in Wittenberg.