Thursday, July 28, 2011

Christoph Amberger

Christoph Amberger

Christoph Amberger (c. 1505 – 1562) was a painter of Nürnberg in the 16th century, a disciple of Hans Holbein, his principal work being the history of Joseph in twelve pictures.

Amberger used to visit Ausburg every year as some powerful men gathered there then. There the artist painted portraits of such men as Fugger, Peutinger, Frundsberg and Caesar Carl V.

Amberger travelled to Northern Italy and Venice between 1525 and 1527. He died in Augsburg.

Christoph Amberger Art Gallery

Article from Wikipedia