painter and engraver, was born and died in Nuremberg. Despite the brilliance of his paintings, it is in his graphic work that his great importance lies. He is the greatest master of woodcut and copper-engraving, achieving a technical mastery and a range of expression never seen before or excelled since. Only Rembrandt, in etching, comes anywhere near him. Many of his graphic works were produced in series, beginning in ...
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Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art
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