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Survey of Art 1B
German Renaissance
 

Fast Facts

Sixteenth Century Germany was characterized by social, religious and political upheaval. Artists found patrons who shared their sensibilities which often meant leaving Germany to find them.

The majority was Protestant rather than Catholic and commissioned art work to fulfill new and unique needs.

 

 

Picture of "Adam and Eve" by Durer

Adam and Eve, 1504

Artist: Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
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Picture of "Self portrait with Sprig of Eryngium" by Durer

Self Portrait With Sprig of Eryngium (age 21),1493

Artist: Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
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Self Portrait (age 26), 1498

Artist: Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
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Picture of "The Large Turf" by Durer

The Large Turf, 1503

Artist: Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
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Picture of "The Young Hare" by Durer

The Young Hare, 1502

Artist: Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
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Picture of "The Four Holy Men" by Durer

The Four Holy Men,1526

Artist: Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
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Picture of "Isenheim Altarpiece - closed" by Gruenwald

Isenheim Altarpiece (closed), 1510-1515

detail (open)- The Resurrection

Artist: Matthias Gruenwald (1480-1528)
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Picture of "The French Ambassadors" by Holbien

The French Ambassadors, 1533

Artist: Hans Holbien the Younger (1497-1543)
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Picture of "Portrait of Georg Grisze" by Holbien

Portrait of Georg Grisze, 1532

Artist: Hans Holbien the Younger (1497-1543)
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