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(b Oostsanen, nr. Amsterdam, c.1475; d ?Amsterdam, 1533). Netherlandish painter and designer, the best-known member of a family of artists. He worked mainly in Amsterdam, where he was a successful painter and the leading designer of woodcuts in his period. The woodcuts include a series illustrating Christ's Passion (1512–17) and among the paintings are a Self-Portrait (1533, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam) and an Adoration of the Shepherds (1512, Mus.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)