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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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Albrecht Dürer

Jeffrey Chipps Smith.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 15519 words.

Albrecht Dürer (b. 1471–d. 1528), of Nuremberg, enjoyed great fame in his lifetime and, occasionally, a cultlike status in later centuries. He remains the most renowned German artist....

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 659 words.

(1471–1528),

German painter and engraver, born on 21 May 1471 in Nuremberg, the son of a goldsmith; his

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

Mary Em Kirn.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 440 words.

(1471–1528), printmaker and painter in northern Europe during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

His artistic importance stems from

Kulmbach, Hans Süss von (c.1485–1522)

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 188 words.

(c.1485–1522),

German painter. He was born in Kulmbach and studied in the Nuremberg studio of Albrecht dürer

Nuremberg

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

A city in southern Germany, in Bavaria, which in the 15th and 16th centuries was a leading cultural centre and was the home of Albrecht Dürer and Hans Sachs. After the Second World War the...

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The First Sodomite

Robert Mills.

in Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages

February 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 21077 words.

This chapter focuses on the myth of Orpheus as it was mediated in medieval culture, with particular reference to Ovid’s discussion of Orpheus’s turn to “tender males” following his loss of...

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Images of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Charles Zika.

in The Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8414 words.

This article discusses the study of witchcraft imagery in early modern Europe. German art historian Sigrid Schade attempted the first major synthesis of witchcraft imagery. In a doctoral...

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Erwin Panofsky

David Wagner.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 8068 words.

Erwin Panofsky (b. 1892–d. 1968) was a German art historian who, after immigrating to the United States in 1933, became one of the most influential figures in 20th-century art history. His...

Emperor Maximilian I

Paula Fichtner.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 10926 words.

Ambitious and imaginative to a fault, Maximilian I (1459–1519) was the son of German Emperor Frederick III and Eleanore of Portugal. It was Emperor Frederick who arranged the son’s marriage...

German Art

Jeffrey Chipps Smith.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 13681 words.

German Renaissance art was vibrant, innovative, and at times powerfully emotional. “German,” as used here, refers to a linguistic rather than a political region that encompassed much of the...

Hieronymus Bosch

Laurinda Dixon.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 12262 words.

The art of Hieronymus Bosch (b. c. 1450–d. 1516) has challenged and fascinated viewers since the 15th century. His hybrid creatures and creative monstrosities seem unprecedented in the art...

Landscape

Nils Büttner.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 6113 words.

This article concentrates primarily on landscape art and the visual depiction of natural scenery. It took a long time before the term “landscape” gained acceptance as the name of a painting...