Saint Magdalen
by Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1525

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Köln

head bodice sleeve hem

Although the lady is a saint, she is clothed - like so many of Cranach's saints - in the slashed fashion of the German Renaissance.

Lucas Cranach der Ältere (the Elder):
* 1472 Kronach
+ 1553 Weimar
most important painter of the German Renaissance after Dürer, painter to the Saxon court, had a high output of portraits



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