The Bavarian artist Albrecht Altdorfer, who worked for Maximilian I, made an unparalleled contribution to the development of modern landscape painting yet he remains less well known than peers such as Cranach. This show of paintings and works on paper looks to redress the balance. Find out more from the Louvre’s website.
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Triumphal Procession (c. 1512–15), Albrecht Altdorfer and workshop. © The Albertina Museum, Vienna
Landscape with Spruce Tree (c. 1522), Albrecht Altdorfer. Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. © Berlin, BPK, dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Jörg P. Anders
Design for a goblet decorated with lilies of the valley (c. 1520-25), Albrecht Altdorfer. © Musée du Louvre, Paris, dist. RMN – Grand Palais/Philippe Fuzeau
Christ taking Leave of his Mother (c. 1518–20), Albrecht Altdorfer. © The National Gallery, London