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.
Adam and Eve, 1504
Self Portrait With Sprig of Eryngium (age 21),1493
Self Portrait (age 26), 1498
The Large Turf, 1503
The Young Hare, 1502
The Four Holy Men,1526
Isenheim Altarpiece (closed), 1510-1515
detail (open)- The Resurrection
The French Ambassadors, 1533
Portrait of Georg Grisze, 1532
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