(1578 - 1620)
Adam Elsheimer was active/lived in Italy, Germany. Adam Elsheimer is known for small-scale religious paintings, landscape.
Biography Adam Elsheimer
From Germany, Adam Elsheimer was a late 16th, early 17th century
painter of religious subjects, which were devotional subjects. He
is described as doing work that is "surprisingly modern" and painting
figures with amazing accuracy, intimacy and directness. He was
also acclaimed for skill of handling landscape painting, especially for
natural coloration, and for the creation of mood and atmosphere.
He was raised in a household supported by his father who was a
tailor. He took his early training in drawing from Philipp
Uffenbach, a local artist. Major inspiration to him was the high
altar painting of Hans Holbein the Younger in the Frankfurt
In 1598, Elsheimer tra
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