Pieter Brueghel, The Elder (1525-1569)

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Pieter Brueghel, The Elder (1525-1569), was the Flemish founder and greatest member of the family of painters who produced “Adoration of the Magi” in 1556. This is shown on a Togolaise Christmas stamp of 1968.

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Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)

 

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Albrecht Durer (1471-1528), German artist noted for his woodcuts, was Leonardo-like in skills and interests. He developed a meticulous attention to details in line with the new humanism of the Renaissance and assimilated the science of perspective and refined engraving. His style is shown in his “Nativity Scene” depicted on a Togolaise Christmas stamp.