Dürer, Albrecht (1471-1528) by Scholes, Robert

Albrecht Dürer (1471 – 1528) He began his career in the Imperial Free City of Nuernberg workind with his father, a Hungarian goldsmith who had emigrated to Germany in 1455. In 1486 he was apprenticed to the painter and printmaker Michael Wolgumut and began to work with woodcuts and copper engravings as well. Later on he travelled to the Low Countries and to Italy, where he was impressed by the work of and . He is considered to be one of the great northern masters of drawing and painting. Giovanni Bellini Andrea Mantegna

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