Durer

biography and works

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Biography

Albrech Durer was an acomplished artist ofthe northern europe. Durer was born on May 21, 1471 in Nuremberg Germany. His father was a goldsmith and under a local artist Michael Wolgemut, who primarily did woodcuts. Which aloud him to make the four horsemen of the apocolypse

Four apostiles

this creation was showing his support of martin Luther that the key to heaven was not the pope but the bible. Durer did this paint without patronage. It is an oil painting. In the painting shows the four most important apostiles in the bible. He donated this piece to
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The four horsemen of the apocalypse

and example of Durer's painting about the bible. wood cut, printed many times, it was use as a way to show off his talents to seek patrons. the riders are death, famine, war and rider on the white horse. The fanged serpent is showing the reformation of the church(he was protestant)
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