Jacopo de' Barbari (Biographical details)

Jacopo de' Barbari (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; Italian; Male; c.1460 - 1516)

Also known as

Barbari, Jacopo de'; Master of the Caduceus

Biography

Painter and engraver: origins unknown. Worked in Venice in late 1490s, but from late 1500 in northern Europe. 1500 Nuremberg; by 1503 in Wittenberg working for Frederick the Wise; 1507-8 in Mecklenberg and Brandenberg; later in southern Netherlands, working for Philip of Burgundy and Margaret of Austria in Mechelen around 1510. All his woodcuts and a few of the earliest engravings were made in Italy; but most of the engravings were made in northern Europe.

Bibliography

Hind 1948, V