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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 and brother of Hans Cranach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucas Cranach the Younger has received more than 134,165 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Lucas Cranach the Younger is the 183rd most popular painter (down from 166th in 2019), the 486th most popular biography from Germany (down from 402nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular 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

Among painters, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 183 out of 1,421Before him are Angelica Kauffman, Agostino Carracci, Pierre Bonnard, Francis Picabia, Theo van Gogh, and Nicholas Roerich. After him are Thomas Gainsborough, John William Waterhouse, Margaret Keane, Pietro da Cortona, Suzanne Valadon, and Fra Bartolomeo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1515, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 5Before him are Şehzade Mustafa, Teresa of Ávila, Anne of Cleves, and Philip Neri. After him are Injong of Joseon, Mary of Guise, Piali Pasha, Pierre Lescot, Petrus Ramus, Felix of Cantalice, 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 Augustus, Elector of Saxony, Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Primož Trubar, Luis de Morales, Philip Sidney, Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt, and Birbal.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 486 out of 6,142Before him are Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Sophia of Nassau (1836), Adam Opel (1837), Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), Conradin (1252), and Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732). After him are Dieter Bohlen (1954), John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg (1572), Otto Strasser (1897), Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867), Maria Anna of Neuburg (1667), and Louis the Child (893).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Lucas Cranach the Younger ranks 14Before him are Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Franz Marc (1880), Otto Dix (1891), Gerhard Richter (1932), and Emil Nolde (1867). After him are Hans Baldung (1484), George Grosz (1893), Franz Stuck (1863), Hans von Aachen (1552), August Macke (1887), and Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805).