Albrecht Dürer, sometimes spelled in English as Durer or Duerer, was a German painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German Renaissance. Born in Nuremberg, Dürer established his reputation and influence across Europe in his twenties due to his high-quality woodcut prints.
Born: May 21, 1471; Nuremberg, Germany Places are defined in terms of modern geography.
Died: April 6, 1528; Nuremberg, Germany Places are defined in terms of modern geography.
- Nationality: German
- Art Movement: Northern Renaissance Painting School: German School
- Field: painting, printmaking, engraving, art theory
- Influenced by: Andrea Mantegna, Rogier van der Weyden, Giovanni Bellini
- Influenced on: Raphael, Titian, Parmigianino, Jacopo Bassano, Bartolomeo Veneto, Francisco Goya, Wilhelm von Kaulbach, Hans Hoffmann, Sassoferrato, Lucas van Leyden, Bernard Van Orley
- Teachers: Martin Schongauer
- Friends and Co-workers: Raphael, Giovanni Bellini, Leonardo da Vinci, Jan Provoost, Joachim Patinir