born 1545/50

died after Prag (?), 14. Oct 1591

Being a painter in Nuremberg after Durer, Hans Hoffmann is an important representative of a „Durer-Renaissance“, creating also copies of Durer´s works.
From 1st July 1585 on, he worked as a court painter for Emperor Rudolf II in Prague, where he is likely to have acted as a consultant for the imperial art collection.

Style: Manierism

Period: 16th c.