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Albrecht Dürer

(1471—1528) German engraver and painter

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Dürer, Albrecht

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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2005
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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(1471–1528), printmaker and painter in northern Europe during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. ...

His artistic importance stems from

Dürer, Albrecht

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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Literature
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177 words

(Nuremberg, 1471–1528, Nuremberg), ...

the son of a goldsmith, who settled in Nuremberg in 1455. Dürer studied painting in

Dürer, Albrecht

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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whose contribution to book illustration (see 16), especially *woodcut, is difficult to overestimate; A. M. Hind called ...

Dürer, Albrecht

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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85 words

the greatest artist of the n Renaissance. During Dürer's visits to Italy, he was influenced by artists such as ...

Dürer, Albrecht

Dürer, Albrecht (21 May 1471)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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2004
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Art & Architecture
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1,334 words

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

German printmaker, painter, draughtsman, and writer, the

Dürer, Albrecht

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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Art & Architecture
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1,688 words

(1471–1528). ...

German painter, draughtsman, printmaker in both relief and intaglio, and theoretician; the first artist in northern Europe

Dürer, Albrecht

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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686 words
(1471–1528), ... German painter and engraver, born on 21 May 1471 in Nuremberg, the son of a goldsmith; his earliest surviving self-portrait, a silverpoint drawing now in the ... More

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