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Germany, €10 2015. 500th birthday of Lucas Cranach the Younger
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Lucas Cranach the Younger

The talented painter and artist Lucas Cranach the Younger (*1515, Wittenberg; †1586,
Weimar) is one of Germany’s best-known Renaissance artists, renowned for his portraits and paintings.
Cranach took over his father’s workshop at a young age and succeeded him as Mayor of Wittenberg. The painter influenced the Reformation movement under Martin Luther with his works of art.

Mint: Staatliche Münzen Baden-Württemberg,
Karlsruhe (G)
Artist: Erich Ott, Munich
Edge lettering: DEM FUERTREFFLICHEN MALER


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