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Lucas van Leyden

Netherlandish printmaker, painter, and draftsman

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Lucas was a prolific and influential printmaker. His early prints show the influence of his slightly older German contemporary, Albrecht Dürer. His work after 1525 is influenced by the Italian Renaissance, which reached Lucas through the prints by Marcantonio Raimondi and the work of Jan Gossart. Lucas was also a painter and an exceptionally talented draftsman.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500020789.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Lucas van Leyden:

Lucas van Leyden Jahel Killing Jasera, 1517-1518 Woodcut
Lucas van Leyden Solomon Worshipping Idols, 1513-1514 Woodcut
Lucas van Leyden Abraham and the Three Angels, 16th century Engraving
Lucas van Leyden The Triumph of Mordecai, 1515 Engraving
Lucas van Leyden Susanna and the Elders, 1508 Engraving on laid paper
Lucas van Leyden Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1508 Engraving
Lucas van Leyden St. Jerome, 1513 Engraving
Lucas van Leyden Beggars, ca. 1508 Engraving
Lucas van Leyden Man with Grapes, 1523 Engraving
Lucas van Leyden The Cowherd and the Milkmaid, 1510 Engraving
Lucas van Leyden A Panel of Ornaments, 1528 Engraving
Lucas van Leyden after Albrecht Dürer Self-Portrait, 1525 Etching
After Lucas van Leyden Christ and His Mother, 1522 Engraving
Copy after Lucas van Leyden Golgotha, 1517 Engraving
Cornelis Ploos van Amstel after Lucas van Leyden Decision of Solomon, 1782 Etching
Anonymous after Lucas van Leyden Virgin and Child, ca. 17th century Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Lucas van Leyden A Tavern Scene, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
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