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Strange Beauty: Masters Of The German RenaissanceUsing paintings in its own collection by well-known German Renaissance artists like Hans Holbein the Younger, Albrecht Durer and Lucas Cranach the Elder, the National Gallery provides insights into the changing ways art of this era of art has been perceived. All the artists were famous in their own time, valued for their expression and inventiveness. But by the 19th and early 20th centuries, attitudes towards them were mixed, and often unfavourable compared to works of the Italian Renaissance.

 

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Strange Beauty: Masters Of The German Renaissance  Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve ('The Ambassadors'), Hans Holbein the Younger, 1533 © The National Gallery, London  

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Strange Beauty: Masters Of The German Renaissance Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve ('The Ambassadors'), Hans Holbein the Younger, 1533 © The National Gallery, London 

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VENUE  National Gallery 
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