Barthel Beham

1502-1540 Germany-Northern Renaissance


Brief Biography-Barthel Beham was a native of Nuremberg and the younger brother of the renowned printmaker Hans Sebald Beham. Albrecht Dürer was his main influence but he was initially tutored by Hans. He started out engraving and later became a portraitist.
He was exiled from Nuremberg for his views on Catholicism but was later pardoned. He subsequently settled in Munich where he worked William IV of Bavaria. His works were commissioned by the nobility of Germany.


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A Man

A Man

Duke Ludwig

Duke Ludwig ten of Bavaria

Hans Urmiller

Hans Urmiller and Son


Ottheinrich-Prince of Pfalz


Portrait of a Bavarian Prince

Jorg Herz

Portrait of a Goldsmith Jorg Herz

A Man

Portrait of a Man

A Woman

Portrait of a Woman