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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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Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 555 words.

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...

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