Oil painting -> List of Painters -> Adam Elsheimer

Early days:

    Adam Elsheimer was born on March 18,1578 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.He was one of ten children as well as the son of a master-tailor. He got trained under the artist Philipp Uffenbach.When he turned twenty, he travelled to Italy via Munich, where he is documented in 1598.


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Personal Details:

Adam Elsheimer
Place of birth
Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
Date of Birth
March 18,1578
Date of Death
December 11,1610
Cabinet Paintings
Popular Works
Jupiter & Mercury in the house of Philemon & Baucis,Tobias and Angel



His considerable few paintings were small scale, mostly all painted on copper plates, of the type often known as cabinet paintings. His paintings include a mixture of light effects, and a pioneering treatment of landscape. He influenceds several other artists, including Rembrandt and Peter Paul Rubens.

Works of  Adam Elsheimer


Jupiter & Mercury in the house of Philemon & Baucis Tobias-and-Angel