Albrecht Altdorfer biography

Albrecht Altdorfer

Painting, Visual Artist

1480 – 1538

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Who was Albrecht Altdorfer?

Albrecht Altdorfer was a German painter, engraver and architect of the Renaissance working in Regensburg. Along with Lucas Cranach the Elder and Wolf Huber he is regarded to be the main representative of the so-called Danube School setting biblical and historical subjects against landscape backgrounds of expressive colours. As an artist also making small intricate engravings he is seen to belong to the Nuremberg Little Masters.

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Born
1480
Regensburg
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Bavarians
Nationality
  • Germany
Lived in
  • Bavaria
Died
Feb 12, 1538
Regensburg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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