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DAC Collection Artist Information

Adam Elsheimer

German painter, active Italy

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Elsheimer's meticulously detailed small paintings on copper would establish him as the most influential artist to follow Albrecht Dürer. He most likely arrived in Italy ca. 1598, where he quite possibly was associated with Hans Rottenhammer, and then moved to Rome in 1600, where he remained until his death.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115443.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Adam Elsheimer:

Magdalena van de Passe after Adam Elsheimer Cephalus and Procris, 17th century Engraving and etching
Pieter Claesz. Soutman after Adam Elsheimer The Martyrdom of St. Lawrence, ca. 1600-1657 Engraving
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