Augustin Hirschvogel

(1503 - 1553)
Augustin Hirschvogel was a German artist, mathematician, and cartographer known primarily for his etchings. His thirty-five small landscape etchings, made between 1545 and 1549, assured him a place in the Danube School, a circle of artists in 16th-century Bavaria and Austria.

He began work in his birthplace, Nuremberg, where he was trained in glas...
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