German artist, albrecht dürer, was a leading painter, printmaker, and engraver during the renaissance period his work consisted mainly of altarpieces, religious work and portraits. Albrecht durer was regarded as the greatest german renaissance artist his work includes altarpieces, portraits and self-portraits, engravings, and woodcuts german renaissance artist albrecht. Albrecht dürer (/ˈdʊərər, ˈdjʊərər/ german: [ˈalbʁɛçt ˈdyːʁɐ] 21 may 1471 – 6 april 1528) was a painter, printmaker, and theorist of the german renaissanceborn in nuremberg, dürer established his reputation and influence across europe when he was still in his twenties due to his high-quality woodcut prints.
Updated on 18 oct 2018: albrecht dürer (1471-1528) is an artist born in 1471 the oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a print-multiple sold in 1985, at christie's , and the most recent auction result is a print-multiple sold in 2018. Albrecht durer was not just a painter, but an engraver, print-maker, a theorist and a mathematician albrecht was in his 20s when his prints first gained recognition across europe, leading him to become widely known as one of the greatest northern renaissance artists. Albrecht dürer german the working life of albrecht dürer (1471 – 1528), who was the greatest artistic figure in germany before the modern era, spanned the gothic, renaissance, and reformation periods.
Albrecht dürer is the greatest exponent of northern european renaissance art while an important painter, in his own day dürer was renowned foremost for his graphic works artists across europe admired and copied dürer's innovative and powerful prints, ranging from religious and mythological scenes, to maps and exotic animals. Albrecht durer was a renowned painter, engraver, printmaker, theorist and mathematician of german origin “adam and eve”, “knight, death and the devil”, “life of the virgin” and “melancholia” are some of his greatest art works. A supremely gifted and versatile german artist of the renaissance period, albrecht dürer (1471–1528) was born in the franconian city of nuremberg, one of the strongest artistic and commercial centers in europe during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Durer was a goldsmith, he had come from germany to nurembourg in 1455 and married barbara holper barbara”s father was albrecht”s master albrecht was his father”s third son. Albrecht dürer, (born may 21, 1471, imperial free city of nürnberg [germany]—died april 6, 1528, nürnberg), painter and printmaker generally regarded as the greatest german renaissance artist his vast body of work includes altarpieces and religious works, numerous portraits and self-portraits, and copper engravings. Biography of dürer, albrecht (b 1471, nürnberg, d 1528, nürnberg) in the web gallery of art, a searchable image collection and database of european painting, sculpture and architecture (700-1900. Albrecht dürer german, 1471 - 1528 biography works of art artist bibliography related content filter results by: works on view limit to works on view online images limit to works with online images limit to works of artist nationalities: online editions limit to works belonging to editions: time span.
Albrecht dürer, the most gifted painter and engraver of the german renaissance and reformation period, was born in nuremberg he learned the techniques of engraving in the workshop of his father, a goldsmith, before being apprenticed in 1486 to the realistic flemish painter michael wolgemuth. Albrecht durer essay examples 15 total results the life and times of artist and humanist albrecht durer 1,034 words 2 pages a biography of albrecht durer, a german painter 1,562 words 3 pages a description of life of albrecht durer 1,562 words 3 pages a biography of the artist albrecht durer 717 words 2 pages a biography of. Albrecht dürer was a true renaissance man in the 16th century, he changed the art of printmaking forever, winning international acclaim for his innovative woodcuts and engravings his graphic works are still prized by art collectors to this day. Albrecht durer: a biography by jane campbell hutchison, jane c hutchison albrecht durer (1471-1528) was one of the world's great artistic geniuses, unique among his contemporaries in his ability to translate the basic principles of the italian renaissance into the northern european style to which he was born.
Albrecht durer was born in nuremberg, germany on may 21, 1471, the second of eighteen children in the family of a master goldsmith of some repute. Albrecht dürer was the most famous artist of reformation germany—widely known for his paintings, drawings, prints, and theoretical writings on art, all of which had a profound influence on 16th-century artists in his own country and in the lowlands. Albrecht dürer: master drawings, watercolors, and prints from the albertina dürer began studying his own likeness at a remarkably young age, initiating a practice of self-scrutiny that would be a hallmark of his career.