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Adam Elsheimers was born 18th March 1578 A.D. and died #onthisday 11th December 1610 A.D. He was an interesting German artist, working in Rome who died at the age of 32 years old. Adams work was influential during the early 17 century because of the field of baroque paintings.

The work he managed to produce was only few, and were small scale, his works which were nearly all painted in copper plates, the type known as “Cabinet Paintings”.

There was a variety of different light effects and change of treatments of the landscape. His influence on many other artist included Rembrandt and peter pauls Rubens.