(1445 - 1491)
Martin Schongauer was active/lived in Germany. Martin Schongauer is known for religious theme painting, engraving.
Biography Martin Schongauer
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Martin Schongauer was a German painter and engraver who worked in Colmar, where his greatest painting, Madonna in the Rose Garden,
is still preserved. His fame has resided in his engravings, however,
which he always signed with his initials, and which spread his influence
It was to Schongauer's studio that the young Albrecht Dürer
travelled in 1492 only to find the master deceased.
Schongauer's work reflects
the influence of Rogier van der Weyden, and other Flemish painters, but
with a typically Germanic and Gothic engrossment with line, also found
in his pen drawings.
His subjects are principally religious, and of
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