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Peter Vischer the Elder

Peter Vischer the Elder (c. 1455 – January 7, 1529) was a German sculptor, the son of Hermann Vischer, and the most famous member of the noted Vischer Family of Nuremberg.

Lucas Cranach the Elder

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Lucas Cranach der Ältere, 4 October 1472 – 16 October 1553), was a German Renaissance painter and printmaker in woodcut and engraving. He was court painter to the Electors of Saxony for most of his career, and is known for his portraits, both of German princes and those of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation, whose cause he embraced with enthusiasm, becoming a close friend of Martin Luther.

Albrecht Dürer

Dürer, (* 21. Mai 1471 in Nürnberg;) war ein deutscher Maler, Grafiker, Mathematiker und Kunsttheoretiker von europäischem Rang, ein bedeutender Künstler zur Zeit des Humanismus und der Reformation. Sein Vater Albrecht Ajtósi Dürer (Thürer” = Türmacher ungarisch „ajtós”) kam 1455 aus Ungarn nach Nürnberg. Als erfolgreicher Goldschmied heiratete er Barbara Holper, die 18 Kinder gebar, aber nur drei davon überlebten.