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Lutherstadt Wittenberg in Wittenberg District, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
 

Lucas Cranach

 
 
Lucas Cranach Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 22, 2013
1. Lucas Cranach Marker
Inscription.

Maler zu Wittenberg, wie er sich selbst stets geschrieben, wurde 1472 zu Kronach in Franken geboren, kam 1504 nach Wittenberg, kaufte 1520 diese Apotheke, war von 1537 bis 1544 Burgermeister und starb am 16. October 1553 in Weimar.
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Painter in Wittenberg, as he always described himself, was born in 1472 to Kronach in Franconia, came to Wittenberg in 1504, bought in 1520 this pharmacy, was mayor from 1537 to 1544 and died on 16 October 1553 in Weimar.
 
Erected 1872 by the City of Wittenberg.
 
Location. 51° 51.972′ N, 12° 38.562′ E. Marker is in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, in Wittenberg District. Marker is at the intersection of Schlossstraße and Elbstraße, on the left on Schlossstraße. Touch for map. Marker is at the southwest corner of the market square (marktplatz). Marker is at or near this postal address: Schlossstraße 1, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt 06886, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cranach-Hof (a few steps from this marker); 1556 Wittenberg Water System (within shouting distance of this marker); Philipp Melanchthon (within shouting
Lucas Cranach Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 22, 2013
2. Lucas Cranach Marker
The left corner of the ground floor is an active pharmacy called the Lucas-Cranach-Apoteke.
distance of this marker); Mains Water Well on the Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Johann Schneidewin (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Müntzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Christian Döring (within shouting distance of this marker); Nikolaus Ludwig, Graf v. Zinzendorf (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lucas Cranach the Elder. (Submitted on October 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lucas Cranach the Elder. (Submitted on October 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lucas-Cranach-Apoteke, Wittenberg. (Submitted on October 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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