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Happy Birthday Adam!

His work is thought to have influenced many artists. Rembrandt and Peter Paul Rubens may have been among them. But, sadly, the German artist Adam Elshelmer (18 March 1578 – 11 December 1610) was not financially successful during his lifetime.

He spent much of his professional life in Rome, painting primarily on copper plates. Much of his work was Biblical in nature, as was common at the time. His landscapes included a variety of light effects and at one time he was thought to have been the first to depict the reflections of trees in water.


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