Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) is among the most portrayed people of his time. The Rotterdam-born humanist was painted by Quinten Massys, Hans Holbein the Younger and Lucas Cranach. This is the best of Cranach's portraits of Erasmus, probably painted during Erasmus' life or shortly after his death.
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Viewable in Gallery 32
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|Title||Portrait of Desiderius Erasmus|
|Material and technique||Oil on panel|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is on view in room 32|
Height 19 cm
Length 14.6 cm
Lucas Cranach (I)
|Accession number||BRL 2012-06 (OK)|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Erasmusstichting 2013|
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Presentatie Erasmus aankoop door Cranach (2013)
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