Moscow, March 7, 2016, 09:18 – REGNUM The State Museum of Fine Arts (GMII) Pushkin in Moscow, an exhibition of works of the illustrious dynasty of German painters of the Renaissance era Cranach. The exhibition, which opened on March 4 called “Cranach. Between the Renaissance and Mannerism. »
The exhibition is very popular with Muscovites. On weekends, formed a long queue of those wishing to visit the exhibition in front of the museum. The museum’s administration has been forced to expand the wardrobe and open a separate entrance for visitors who have purchased e-tickets, passes today, 7 March,
the radio station “Echo of Moscow”. The exhibition includes such famous paintings as the “Madonna and Child” and “Venus and Cupid”. The exhibition will last till May 15.
Cranach considered the ancestors of the so-called Saxon school of painting that flourished throughout the XVI century.
The founder of the dynasty is considered to Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553). Using innovative ideas regarding the composition, color and interpretation of images, he became a reformer of German painting at the time. His work had a great influence on the art of the Northern Renaissance. Lucas Cranach the Elder organized flourished for over a hundred years old shop, whose leadership eventually passed to his son Lucas the Younger, and then – to the grandson and great-grandson
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