Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Portrait of a Man with a Gold–Embroidered Cap, 1532
    Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472–1553)
    Oil on wood; 20 x 14 3/8 in. (50.8 x 36.5 cm)
    Bequest of Gula V. Hirschland, 1980 (1981.57.1)

    The sitter wears the black-and-yellow striped dress of high-ranking members of the court of the electors of Saxony, whom Cranach began serving in 1505. Although it employs a compositional formula similar to that of the Museum's portrait of John, duke of Saxony (08.19), this picture probably predates it by several years.

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  • Portrait of a Man with a Gold-Embroidered Cap, 1532
    Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472–1553)
    Oil on wood; 20 x 14 3/8 in. (50.8 x 36.5 cm)
    Bequest of Gula V. Hirschland, 1980 (1981.57.1)

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