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He was born and trained in Kronach near Coburg and spent some time in…
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This motif featured on the coat of arms awarded to him by the Elector of Saxony in 1508.
Cranach signed the painting on Cupid's pedestal with a winged serpent.
Cranach produced his most important works as court artist to the Electors of Saxony in Wittenburg.
He established a flourishing workshop which produced portraits, altarpieces, allegorical and mythological compositions and designs for costumes, emblems and weapons.
The mischievous, naked Cupid, clutching his bow, identifies the languid nude lady as his mother Venus, the goddess of love.
Her wispy hair and transparent drapery flutter around as if in a gentle breeze, their lightness contrasting with the heavy gold necklaces.