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

Portrait Study of Hans Luther

c. 1527
Oil on paper
Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna

In 1527 the parents of Martin Luther visited their son, now famous, in Wittenberg. On this occasion they may have sat to Lucas Cranach. This portrait sketch is related to portrait now in Eisenach.