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[German krah-nahkh]
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  1. Cranach.


or Kra·nach, Kro·nach

  1. Lucasthe Elder, 1472–1553, German painter and graphic artist.
  2. his sonLucas the Younger,1515–86, German painter and graphic artist.
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Historical Examples

  • The elder Kranach was born in Kranach, the town after which he is named.

    Old Continental Towns

    Walter M. Gallichan

  • So Kranach took up his steady pencil and sharp chisel, and in strong, clear, minute lines of black and white showed us the scene.

  • Luther's face is to me expressive of him; in Kranach's best portraits I find the true Luther.

British Dictionary definitions for kranach


  1. Lucas (ˈluːkas), known as the Elder, real name Lucas Müller . 1472–1553, German painter, etcher, and designer of woodcuts
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