Albrecht Durer (1471 - 1528) was a German painter, printmaker and theorist from Nuremberg. His still-famous works include the Apocalypse woodcuts, Knight, Death, and the Devil (1513), Saint Jerome in his Study (1514) and Melencolia I (1514), which has been the subject of extensive analysis and interpretation. His watercolours mark him as one of the first European landscape artists, while his ambitious woodcuts revolutionized the potential of that medium. Durer's introduction of classical motifs into Northern art, through his knowledge of Italian artists and German humanists, have secured his reputation as one of the most important figures of the Northern Renaissance. This is reinforced by his theoretical treatise which involve principles of mathematics, perspective and ideal proportions.

His prints established his reputation across Europe when he was still in his twenties, and he has been conventionally regarded as the greatest artist of the Renaissance in Northern Europe ever since.

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Pine Tree - Albrecht Durer -
Pine Tree
Apostle Philip - Albrecht Durer -
Apostle Philip
Head Of A Negro - Albrecht Durer -
Head Of A Negro
Adam - Albrecht Durer -
Descent of the Holy Ghost - Albrecht Durer -
Descent of the Holy Ghost
Study Of Drapery 1508 Drawing - Albrecht Durer -
Study Of Drapery 1508 Drawing
Self Portrait [detail] - Albrecht Durer -
Self Portrait [detail]
A  Quarry - Albrecht Durer -
A Quarry
Adoration of the Magii - Albrecht Durer -
Adoration of the Magii
Self-Portrait in the Nude - Albrecht Durer -
Self-Portrait in the Nude
Old bags with money - Albrecht Durer -
Old bags with money
Head Of An Apostle Looking Upward - Albrecht Durer -
Head Of An Apostle Looking Upward

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