Albrecht Durer

Greatest German and Dutch artist of the Renaissance

Albrecht's Background:

1-Born on May 21st, 1471 in Nurnberg: Germany and Died on April 6th, 1528 in Nurnberg: Germany

2-Lived in a family of 2 adults and 2 children=His parents and his brother

3-He made his first portrait of a friend at age 13

4-His work includes altarpieces, portraits and self-portraits, engravings, and woodcuts

Durer's Achievements

1-Albrecht was claimed the second greatest artist of the Renaissance

2-He made a very large amount of woodcarvings and paintings Throughout his career


Albrecht's Impact on Today

Our present day painting is sometimes based from Albrecht Durer's artwork of painting and his wood carvings.

Durer's Parents & Brother