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The Lucas Cranach Art Archive
January 18, 2012 5:57 PM   Subscribe

"The Cranach Digital Archive is an interdisciplinary collaborative research resource, providing access to art historical, technical and conservation information on paintings by Lucas Cranach (c.1472 - 1553) and his workshop. The repository presently provides information on more than 400 paintings including c.5000 images and documents from 19 partner institutions."
posted by peacay (4 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite

 
This is super. Both from an art & information perspective - love the data on the works. Admittedly, I also have to admit I love the way he paints hats & jewelry. Sumptuous and awesome!
posted by pointystick at 6:12 PM on January 18, 2012


Wow. Thanks!
posted by safetyfork at 6:18 PM on January 18, 2012


I could recommend watching these images while listening to 'He He Loved Him Madly' by Miles Davis.
posted by ovvl at 6:46 PM on January 18, 2012


He was a big fan of Lucretia wasn't he?
What's going on here? They have the same description for different pictures. She pulls the end of her veil across her body with her left hand. It is however so transparent that it does not hide her vulva – That fits 1 but not 2.
posted by unliteral at 6:46 PM on January 18, 2012


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