Franconian Master

German (1472 - 1563)
Franconian Master The Lamentation of Christ with a Group of Donors About 1515

Biography

Born 1472
Died 1563
Nationality German

An unknown, highly skilled painter who worked in Franconia, a region in northern Bavaria (Germany) in the first quarter of the sixteenth century. The artist was familiar with the work of his famous contemporaries Albrecht Dürer and Lucas Cranach.