Martin Luther (1483-1546) is here seen as an Augustinian monk for the last time. Luther laid aside his monk's habit in 1524. Gesture and book follow Cranach's first Luther portraits in 1520.


  • Title: Martin Luther as an Augustinian Monk
  • Creator: Lucas Cranach the Elder
  • Date Created: after 1546
  • Location: Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, permanent exhibition "Renaissance, Baroque, Enlightenment"
  • Physical Dimensions: H 43,6 cm x B 29,8 cm
  • Original Source: permanent loan of the Paul Wolfgang Merkel'schen Familienstiftung
  • Rights: Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg (Foto: GNM / Dirk Messberger)
  • Medium: Painting on parchment, mounted on beech
  • Art Movement: Renaissance
  • Artist Dates: 1472 - 1553

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