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Dürer, Albrecht

(1471–1528). Ger. painter and engraver. B. Nürnberg; studied under M. Wohlgemuth*; court painter under Maximilian I and Charles* V. Several of his paintings include Reformation figures. Works include woodcuts illustrating the Book of Revelation and the passion; an engraving portraying St. Jerome in his study; paintings entitled Adoration of the Christ Child and Adoration of the Magi.

W. Waetzoldt, Dürer and His Times, tr. R. H. Boothroyd, enl. ed. (London, [1955]); E. Panofsky, The Life and Art of Albrecht Dürer (Princeton, 1955); M. Brion, Dürer: His Life and Work, tr. J. Cleugh (New York, 1960); W. Scar, Albrecht Dürer and the Lutheran Reformation (BD thesis, Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri, 1945); H. T. Musper, Albrecht Dürer (New York, 1966).

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