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Albrecht Dürer

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Nuremberg, 21 May 1471; d Nuremberg, 6 Apr. 1528).

German printmaker, painter, draughtsman, and writer, the greatest figure of Renaissance art in northern Europe. He was the son...

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Heinrich Schickhardt

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1558–1635).

German architect, one of the earliest of the Renaissance period, and therefore of importance in spite of the fact that very little of his work survives. In his...

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The Idea of the City of Refuge

Michael J. Lewis.

in City of Refuge

December 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 2967 words.

This chapter begins by describing the meaning of “city of refuge,” which derives from the Bible, for it was only logical that Christian societies suffering persecution and seeking sanctuary...

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Ingolstadt

Quentin Hughes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 301 words.

Bavarian fortified town halfway between Munich and Nuremberg, on the left bank of the Danube at its confluence with the Schutter. It was originally fortified in the 16th century, and...

Bacchiacca

Charles Colbert.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 1328 words.

[Bachiacca; Ubertini, Francesco]

(b Florence, March 1, 1494; d Florence, 1557).

Italian painter and draughtsman (see fig.). He belonged to the generation of Pontormo...

Huber, Wolfgang

Janez Höfler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 1979 words.

[Wolf]

(b Feldkirch, Vorarlberg, c. 1485; d Passau, June 3, 1553).

Austrian painter, draughtsman, woodcut designer and architect. A contract of 1515, for the St Anne ...

Bellange, Jacques

Michel Sylvestre.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 1394 words.

(Charles) (de)

(b ?Bassigny, c. 1575; d Nancy, 1616).

French painter, etcher and draughtsman. His known artistic activity dates only from 1602 to 1616 and he is now...

Altdorfer, Albrecht

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Prints and Printmaking; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 1265 words.

German, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1480, in Altdorf, in Regensburg according to some sources; died 1538, in Regensburg.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman,...

Flötner [Flettner], Peter

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 1176 words.

(b Thurgau, 1485–96; d Nuremberg, Nov 23, 1546).

German sculptor, medallist, cabinetmaker, woodcutter and designer. It has been conjectured on stylistic grounds that between...

Pencz, Georges or Georg

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 1002 words.

German, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1500; died before 17 October 1550, in Leipzig.

Painter, engraver (burin/copper). Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, nudes,...

Scorel, Jan van

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Professional Interior Design; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1563 words.

Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born 1 August 1495, in Scorel, near Alkmaar; died 6 December 1562, in Utrecht.

Painter, engineer, architect. History painting, portraits, group...

Limosin, Léonard

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1626 words.

French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1505, in Limoges; died between January 1575 and February 1577.

Enameller, draughtsman, engraver.

Fontainebleau School.

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