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ID: 500031250
 
Record Type: Person
Altdorfer, Albrecht (German painter and printmaker, ca. 1480-1538)

Note: As an exponent of the Danube School, Altdorfer was indifferent to Italian Renaissance concerns for perspective and proportion. Instead he favored emotion and expressiveness, particularly in his depiction of landscapes and nature, which often dominates human forms in his paintings and prints.

Names:
Altdorfer, Albrecht (preferred,V,index,LC)
Albrecht Altdorfer (V,display)
Altdorffer, Albrecht (V)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
Bavarian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
draftsman
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Regensburg (Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Regensburg (Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
sibling of ....  Altdorfer, Erhard  
..................  (German painter, printmaker, and architect, born ca. 1485, died 1561 or 1562) [500021432]
teacher of ....  Hauber, Wolfgang  
..................  (German painter and engraver, active first half of the 16th century) [500050733]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Altdorfer, Albrecht (I)

Biographies:
(German painter and printmaker, ca. 1480-1538) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, ca. 1480-1538) ..... [GRL]
(German artist, ca.1480-ca.1538) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German painter, ca.1480-1538) ..... [PROV]
(German, ca. 1480-1538) ..... [JPGM]
(German painter, draughtsman, and printmaker, ca.1480-1538) ..... [GRLPSC]
(German painter, printmaker, ca.1480-1538) ..... [BHA]
(German artist, c.1480-1538) ..... [WCP]

Sources and Contributors:
Albrecht Altdorfer ........ [PROV, VP]
......................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Altdorfer, Albrecht ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, JPGM Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
........................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
........................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50053721
........................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 12
........................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Altdorffer, Albrecht ........ [GRL, VP, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld]
..........................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50053721
..........................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
..........................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Biographical Dictionary of Artists (1983)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 12
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists (2000) 16-17
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