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Dürer

(Albert), of Nürnberg, called by his countrymen “the prince of artists,” and by many the “Chaucer of painting.” (1471-1528.)

Dürer's portraits of Charlemagne and other emperors are unrivalled; but Lucas Kranach's (1472-1553) portraits of Luther and other reformers are said to run them very close in merit.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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