Olga's Gallery

Albrecht Dürer

Portrait of Michael Wolgemut.

1516. Oil and tempera on panel. Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany. Read Note.

Albrecht Durer. Portrait of Michael Wolgemut.

Michael Wolgemut (1434/7-1519) a German painter, at the time when Dürer was his apprentice he was Nuremberg's leading artist. He was also a successful entrepreneur, handling a broad range of artistic work, such as painting altarpieces and portraits, designing stained glass and producing woodcut prints. He had one of the largest artist’s workshops in Germany. Dürer was his apprentice from 1486 till 1489