Albrecht Altdorfer - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Albrecht Altdorfer

Style: Northern Renaissance;Renaissance

Place: Regensburg

Born: 1480

Death: 1538

Nationality: Germany


He most often painted religious scenes, but is mainly famous as the first frequent painter of pure landscape, and also compositions dominated by their landscape. Taking and developing the landscape style of Lucas Cranach the Elder, he shows the hilly landscape of the Danube valley with thick forests of drooping and crumbling firs and larches hung w...