Olga's Gallery

Lucas Cranach the Elder


Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg before the Crucified Christ.

c.1520-1530. Oil on wood. Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Read Note.

Lucas Cranach the Elder. Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg before the Crucified Christ.

Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg (1490-1545) - religious and political leader of Reformation. Since 1513 he was Archbishop of Mardelburg and head of Halberstadt, since 1514 Elector and Archbishop of Meinz and he was appointed a cardinal in 1514.
See: Lucas Cranach the Elder. Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg before the Crucified Christ. Portrait of Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg.