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

Stag Hunt

c. 1506
Woodcut, 385 x 510 mm
Private collection

This print, consisting of two folio sheets printed from two blocks, is considered to be one of the greatest woodcuts of its time, and one of the earliest examples of reproductive art being used to represent the court, to serve as court propaganda.