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Lucas Cranach the Elder. Portrait of the Saxon Elector John the Constant. 1526. Oil on canvas. Alte Meister Gallerie, Dresden, Germany. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Lucas Cranach the Elder. Portrait of the Saxon Elector John the Constant.
John the Constant (or Johann the Steady) (1468-1532) Elector of Saxony, reigned since 1486 together with his brother Frederick the Wise (1463-1525), both brothers were enthusiastic supporters of Martin Luther, for his active and constant assistance of the reformers John got the name of the Constant

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