About The Artist

Art by Albrecht DurerAlbrecht Dürer, 1471- 1528. Dürer was a German painter, printmaker and draughtsman known for woodcut prints and copper engravings of portraits including self-portraits, alter pieces and religious works.

Dürer produced a large number of works including his woodcut series the Apocalypse (1498); the engravings Large Fortune (1501-1502) and Fall of Man (1504), the Knight, Death, and the Devil (1513), St. Jerome in His Study (1514), and Melancolia I (1514). His engravings are known for their enigmatic, allusive, iconographic details. A theorist of mathematics, perspective and ideal proportion, Dürer is considered an important figure of the Renaissance.

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