Lucas Cranach the Elder and workshop, Saint Maurice


Lucas Cranach the Elder and workshop, Saint Maurice, c. 1520–25, oil on linden, 137.2 x 39.4 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) A conversation with Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Steven Zucker

 


Additional resources

Read about this painting on The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website

Learn more about the expanding the renaissance initiative

Learn more about an exhibition at The Met that framed this painting

Read more about Lucas Cranach the Elder

Read more about sixteenth-century northern Renaissance art

Balthazar: A Black African King in Medieval and Renaissance Art on the Google Art Project

Joaneath Spicer, ed., Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe (Baltimore: The Walters Museum, 2013)

Maryan Ainsworth, Sandra Hindriks, and Pierre Terjanian, “Lucas Cranach’s Saint Maurice,The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 72, no. 4 (Spring, 2015)

T. F. Earle and K. J. P. Lowe, eds., Black Africans in Renaissance Europe, Cambridge, 2005

Erin Kathleen Rowe, Black Saints in Early Modern Global Catholicism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Lucas Cranach the Elder and workshop, Saint Maurice," in Smarthistory, December 8, 2020, accessed February 25, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/lucas-cranach-the-elder-and-workshop-saint-maurice/.