Albrecht Durer

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Birthday
21, 1471
Birthplace
Nuremberg, Germany
Death Date
Apr 6, 1528 (56)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1471
Birthplace
Nuremberg, Germany
Death Date
Apr 6, 1528 (56)

About

Northern Renaissance painter and printmaker best known for his "Meisterstiche" or woodcuts.

Before Fame

He learned the goldsmith trade from his father and later worked as an art apprentice to Michael Wolgemut.

Trivia

His most famous works included "Knight, Death and the Devil," "Saint Jerome in his Study," and the "Apocalypse" series.

Family Life

He was born in Nuremberg and had between thirteen and seventeen siblings.

Associated With

He and Rembrandt Van Rijn both became legendary European painters.