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

The Judgment of Paris

c. 1528
Woodcut, 368 x 257 mm
Victoria and Albert Museum, London

This signed and dated woodcut is Cranach's first image on the theme. In it the goddess have just disrobed. This woodcut served as the model for at least a dozen painted versions by Cranach and his workshop.