Portrait of a Nobleman (Possibly a Member of the Solms Family)
Hans Döring, German (active Laubach and Wetzlar), first documented 1511, died 1558
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Before settling in Wetzlar, Germany, about 1515, Hans Döring trained in the Wittenberg workshop of the German painter and printmaker Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553). This work is reminiscent of Cranach's portrait style both in the general composition and in the treatment of the hands, facial features, and clothing.
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