Lucas Cranach the Younger

1515 - 1586

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Lucas Cranach the Younger (German: Lucas Cranach der Jüngere [ˈluːkas ˈkʁaːnax deːɐ̯ ˈjʏŋəʁə]; October 4, 1515 – January 25, 1586) was a German Renaissance painter and portraitist, the son of Lucas Cranach the Elder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucas Cranach the Younger has received more than 117,372 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Lucas Cranach the Younger is the 166th most popular painter (up from 172nd in 2019), the 402nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 420th in 2019) and the 14th most popular German Painter.

Lucas Cranach the Younger is most famous for his portraits of Martin Luther and his family, as well as his paintings of the Old Testament.

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Among painters, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 166 out of 1,428Before him are Jacob van Ruisdael, Antonello da Messina, Jacob Jordaens, Alexandre Cabanel, Giulio Romano, and Niki de Saint Phalle. After him are Eugène Boudin, Gentile Bellini, Henry Fuseli, Gerda Wegener, Carl Larsson, and Hubert van Eyck.

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Among people born in 1515, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 6Before him are Teresa of Ávila, Şehzade Mustafa, Philip Neri, Anne of Cleves, and Mary of Guise. After him are Injong of Joseon, Pierre Lescot, Petrus Ramus, Cipriano de Rore, Piali Pasha, and Sebastian Castellio. Among people deceased in 1586, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 3Before him are Stephen Báthory and Margaret of Parma. After him are Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Primož Trubar, Philip Sidney, Birbal, Luis de Morales, and Ignazio Danti.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 402 out of 5,289Before him are Robert Bunsen (1811), Lothar Matthäus (1961), Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers (1758), Carol I of Romania (1839), Friedrich Ratzel (1844), and Chlodio (393). After him are Franz Brentano (1838), Frederica of Hanover (1917), Arno Allan Penzias (1933), Wilhelm List (1880), Leo von Caprivi (1831), and Franz Bopp (1791).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 14Before him are Hans Memling (1435), Franz Marc (1880), Gerhard Richter (1932), Emil Nolde (1867), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), and Otto Dix (1891). After him are George Grosz (1893), Hans Baldung (1484), August Macke (1887), Max Liebermann (1847), Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), and Max Beckmann (1884).