PICRYL
PICRYL

The World's Largest Public Domain Source

  • homeHome
  • searchSearch
  • collectionsCollections
  • camera_altMedia
  • infoAbout

  • account_boxLogin

Sebald Beham

Sebald Beham (1500–1550) was a German painter and printmaker, especially noted for his engravings. Born in Nuremberg, he spent the later part of his career in Frankfurt. He was one of the most important of the "Little Masters", the group of German artists making prints in the generation after Dürer.
Medallions with portraits of Sebald Beham and Anna Beham
57 Media in collectionpage 1 of 1

The Death of Hercules from The Labors of Hercules

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Three German Soldiers

Daniel Hopfer (German, Kaufbeuren 1471–1536 Augsburg)

Frieze with a Horned Male Figure at Center with Two Tendrils Held at Either End by Winged Female Figures

Ornament panel with horned male figure at center flanked by scrolling tendrils and two female figures at the far left and far right. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Peasant Couples Dancing

Seven peasant couples dancing to music played by a bagpiper and horn player at left. From a series of five plates, after the woodcut by Sebald Beham (Pauli 1245). Johann Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, Strasbour... more

Jug

Decoration after a design by Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Rhetorica from The Seven Liberal Arts

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Geometria from The Seven Liberal Arts

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Grammatica from The Seven Liberal Arts

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Society Couples Dancing

Six couples of well-dressed figures dancing to music played by a group of four musicians at left. From a series of five plates, after the woodcut by Sebald Beham (Pauli 1245). Johann Theodor de Bry (Netherlandi... more

Regulus

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Geometria from The Seven Liberal Arts

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Lichas Bringing the Garment of Nessus to Hercules from The Labors of Hercules

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Astrologia from The Seven Liberal Arts

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Musica from The Seven Liberal Arts

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Entry of Charles V into Munich, June 10, 1530

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Saint Veronica with the Sudarium

After Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

The Circumcision of Christ

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Roundel with Christ Healing the Blind Man

Hirschvogel Workshop Made in Nuremberg, Germany

Achilles and Hector

At center, Achilles (left) and Hector (right) duel on horseback. Groups of other nude figures are seen fighting at left and right. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Horizontal Panel with Armour at Center, Flanked by Two Tritons Playing the Horn

A cuirass at center is flanked by two outward-facing tritons playing instruments. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Combat Between Greeks and Trojans

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Joachim Receiving the Promise of the Birth of the Virgin

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Woman with a Harp

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

A Lansquenet Standing by a Tree

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

The Deposition

After Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Double Goblet with Oval Decorations

Design for a double goblet with raised ovals forming a ring around the center. From a set of three designs for goblets. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Goblet with Round Medallions

Design for a double goblet with medallions between winged figures. In roundels, classical scenes, with two figures and a burning altar at center. From a set of three designs for goblets. Sebald Beham (German, N... more

The Peasants' Brawl

Five standing figures engage in a sword fight, while a kneeling female figure at the center attempts to separate a pair of fighting peasants. Below her, two male figures crouch on the ground. Sebald Beham (Germ... more

The Return of the Prodigal Son

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Return of the Prodigal Son, from The History of the Prodigal Son

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Return of the Prodigal Son, from The History of the Prodigal Son

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

The Little Buffoon

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Hercules Killing Nessus from The Labors of Hercules

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Coat of Arms with an Eagle Surrounded by Foliage

Design for a coat of arms with an eagle. Above the escutcheon, a crowned helm with ibex horns and a feather. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Capital and Base of a Column

Design for the capital and base of a column, with foliate designs on capital. From a series of four designs of column bases and capitals. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Horizontal Panel with a Bearded Amascaron in a Medallion at Center Surrounded by Tendrils

Panel with the mask of a large, open-mouthed, and bearded face at center, surrounded by a wreath and tendrils. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Horizontal Panel with Two Genii Riding on Two Chimeras

Ornament with two genii riding on chimerical beasts with goat's heads and spiralling snake tails. The genius at right is seen from behind, while the genius at left faces forward. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg... more

A Mask on an Escutcheon Supported by Two Genii

At center, mask on an escutcheon, supported by two genii at right and left. The figures of both putti face outwards, while their heads are directed out. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Standard Bearer and Drummer

As the inscription along the right indicates, Beham created this print as a memorial to the Peasants' War that had occurred nineteen years earlier, a series of violent revolts in which 100,000 peasants were kil... more

Hercules Capturing Cerberus from The Labors of Hercules

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

The Year's End from The Peasants' Feast or the Twelve Months

At left, a male figure leads a female to the left. At right, two figures playing bagpipes. From a series of ten prints. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

May and June from The Peasants' Feast or the Twelve Months

Two couples dancing left. The female of the couple at right is seen from behind. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Peasants' Brawl from The Peasants' Feast or the Twelve Months

Six peasants brawl with swords, a spear, and a club. At left, an espalier bears at grape vine. At right, a trimmed, leafless tree. From a series of ten engravings Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Copy of July and August from The Peasants' Feast or the Twelve Months

Two couples dancing left. Female of couple at left faces right. after Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Peasants' Brawl from The Peasants' Feast or the Twelve Months

Six peasants brawl with swords, a spear, and a club. At left, an espalier bears at grape vine. At right, a trimmed, leafless tree. Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Head of a Man

A miniaturist, draftsman, engraver, etcher and designer of woodcuts and stained glass, Sebald Beham (formerly known at Hans Sebald Beham) was one of the most prolific graphic artists of his time. This crude, g... more

Triumphal Procession of the Noble Glorious Women

Frieze with a procession moving from left to right. At center, a horse-drawn carriage bearing two standing figures. Leading the procession at right are four female figures bearing horns, vases, and torches; at ... more

Plate with The Building of the Tower of Babel

Probably workshop of Guido Durantino (Italian, Urbino, active 1516–ca. 1576)

Dish with The Death of Saul

"Medici" porcelain, represented by these four pieces, is the first porcelain known to have been made in Europe. It was produced under the patronage of Grand Duke Francesco de'Medici (1541–1587), who was probabl... more

Medallions with portraits of Sebald Beham and Anna Beham

Medallion with portrait of the artist Sebald Beham at left, another at right with portrait of his wife Anna; at center, medallion with monogram 'HSB', surrounded by two sprigs of laurel tied together. Wenceslau... more