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Altdorfer, Albrecht

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Born: 1480 AD
Died: 1538 AD, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Painters

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1480 - Albrecht Altdorfer was born in Regensburg.

 

1510 - He made a small painting called St. George in a Landscape.

 

1518 - He made an altarpiece in the monastery of Saint Florian in Enns, Austria.

 

1526 - He was employed as town architect of Regensburg.

 

1529 - He made a huge painting called Battle of Alexander and Darius o the Issus.

 

1530 - He began using the new medium of etching to produce nine landscapes and a series of fanciful tankards intended as work models for goldsmiths.

 

1538 - He died in Regensburg on the 12th of February.


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