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Italian Renaissance's influence on Durer and Grunewald

The Italian Renaissance and earlier traditions in the North shaped the best German art of the 16th century, including Grunewald and Durer. How did Early and High Italian Renaissance and Early Northern Renaissance merge in their work?

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This web site discusses Durer and Grunewald and the Italian Renaissance's influence in their works:

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Brewer, S. (May 15, 2007). A comparison of the work of Albrecht Durer and Matthias Grunewald. Retrieved from

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A close examination of the works of Albrecht Dürer and Matthias Grünewald show that they contain completely different styles, while combining both medieval and Renaissance elements. Although both are from Germany, the Renaissance influence of Italy shows strongly in Durer's "Knight, Death, and The Devil," while showing only a slight impact on Grünewald's "Crucifixion."

It is obvious that Dürer was ...

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Discussion, from OTA and Web, of the Italian Renaissance's influence upon two German painters, Matthias Grunewald and Albrecht Durer. URLs included.