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Albrecht Altdorfer
Painter and printmaker
(Regensburg, Germany, ca. 1480 - 1538, Regensburg, Germany)

Guillaud, Jacqueline, and Maurice Guillaud. Altdorfer and Fantastic Realism in German Art. Paris, 1984.

Mielke, Hans. Albrecht Altdorfer: Zeichnungen, Deckfarbenmalerei, Druckgraphik. Berlin and Regensburg, 1988.

Winzinger, Franz. Albrecht Altdorfer Graphik: Holzschnitte, Kupferstiche, Radierungen. Munich, 1963.

ULAN note: As an exponent of the Danube School, Altdorfer was indifferent to Italian Renaissance concerns for perspective and proportion. Instead he favored emotion and expressiveness, particularly in his depiction of landscapes and nature, which often dominates human forms in his paintings and prints.

Some information from Getty's Union List of Artist Names ® (ULAN)

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