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Lucas Cranach the Younger

Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515-1586) was a German Renaissance painter.

He was a son of Lucas Cranach the Elder. First he was an apprentice in his father's workshop and then his importance grew. Finally after his father's death he took over the workshop.

The style of their painting was so similar that there have been some difficulties in attribution of their works.
He is known for portraits and and simple versions of allegorical and mythical scenes.

See also: Early Renaissance painting