Lucas Cranach the Elder, one of the most attractive artists of the German Renaissance. He was one of the most popular artists in Germany. His subtle, elegant art has a special attraction.
“Portrait of a Woman” was written by the artist in 1526. This is the heyday of the art of Cranach – he occupies honorary posts at the court of the Elector, becomes the head of a huge workshop that knows no shortage of orders. The art of Cranach by this time acquires the confidence of artistic handwriting and completeness of style.
In the female face portrayed on the Hermitage portrait, the features
The picture makes a mysterious impression: on a dark background, the bright colors of clothes depicted shrill, the rigid linear drawing expresses its expression in discord with the pensive state of a woman, as if fascinated by her own dreams.