21st May 1471.AD #onthisday in history Albrecht Durer was born he was a great painter, printmaker and theorist of the time in Germany renaissance period, he was born in Nuremberg.

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Throughout his life, he established his reputation and influences by his twenties for the High-quality woodcut prints he did. He came across communication with some of the major Italian artists of his time which included Giovanni Bellini, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci , from the year of 1512 A.D. he was patronised by Emperor Maximilian I.

The Expulsion From Paradise by Albrecht Dürer

During the introduction of Durer’s classical motifs into the Northern arts, with his knowledge of the Italian arts and the german humanists, with this important information, his reputation was of prestige and was one of the important figures of Northern Renaissance.

 

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