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The Northern Renaissance was a time of great interest in local identities. And so clothing, and thus portraits, reflect this.

The list below includes links to Wiki Commons as an open source CC licenced source of art. Most art is well cited with location and sitter information. This is by no means the only source for images of course, and these artists can be found in collections of images liked by others.

Germanic States

Saxony- East

Saxony is predominantly represented by the Cranch family of artists, the workshop producing a great number of portraits as well as hundreds of allegorical artwork with a decided contemporary take on clothing.

Three Princesses from the Stammbuch of the Dukes of Saxony.
Freiburg Baldung, Hans 1484 – 1545.
Wittenberg Cranach, Augustin 1554 – 1595.
Wittenberg Cranach, Hans or Johann Lucas 1513 – 1537.
Wittenberg Cranach, Lucas the Elder 1472 – 1553.
Wittenberg Cranach, Lucas the Younger 1515 – 1586.
Liepzig Krell, Hans 1490 – 1565.

Bavaria- South East

The great cities of Augsburg, Nuremberg, and Munich each have their own take on a more restrained style of dress. This is true from the early to later part of the era.

AugsburgAmberger, Christoph1505 – 1562.
AugsburgApt, Ulrich the Elder1460 – 1532.
AugsburgBeck, Leonhard1480 – 1542.
AugsburgBreu, Jörg the Elder1475 – 1537.
AugsburgBreu, Jörg the Younger1510 – 1547.
AugsburgBurgkmair, Hans1473 – 1531.
AugsburgHopfer, Daniel1570 – 1536.
AugsburgSchongauer, Ludwig1440 -1496.
AugsburgWeiditz, Christoph1498 – 1591.
AugsburgZiegler, Wilhelm1480 – 1543.
NurembergAmman, Jost1539 – 1591.
NurembergDürer, Albrecht1471 – 1528.
NurembergGertner, Peter? – 1540.
NurembergNeufchâtel, Nicolas1527 – 1573.
NurembergPencz, Georg1500 – 1550.
NurembergSchäufelein, Hans1480 – 1540.
NurembergSolis, Virgil1514 – 1562.
NurembergStrauch, Lorenz1554 -1630.
NurembergSuess, Hans von Kulmbach1480 – 1522.
NurembergTraut, Wolf1478 – 1520.
Munich Wertinger, Hans 1465 – 1533.
Munich Beham, Barthyl 1502 – 1540.
Munich Muelich, Meilich Hans 1516 – 1573.
Munich Refinger, Ludwig 1510 – 1549.
BambergKatzheimer, Wolfgang1450-1508.
IngolstatFeselen, Melchior1495 – 1538.
LauingenGerung, Matthias1500 – 1570.
MemmingenStrigel, Bernhard1465/70 – 1528.
PassauHuber, Wolf1485 – 1553.
RegensbergAltdorfer, Albrecht
1480 – 1538.
RegensbergBocksberger, Johann Melchior1537 – 158.

Hamburg – North

Hamburg Timmermann, Franz1515 – 1541.

Hesse – Central

A region not commonly represented in costume books but with a variety of dress captured by each artist.

FrankfurtBeham, Sebald1500 – 1530.
FrankfurtAbel, Hans1506 – 1567.
FrankfurtFaber, Conrad1490 – 1552.
FrankfurtGrünewald, Matthias1480 – 1528.

North Rhine – West

Most well known to the English speaking world via the storied portrait of Anne of Cleves. With a distinct blend of influences from the lowlands.

CologneAachen, Hans von1552 – 1615.
CologneAachen Altar, Ms of(active 1480/95 – 1520.
CologneBruyn, Barthel
the Elder
1493 – 1555.
CologneBruyn, Barthel
the Younger
1530 – 1607/1610.
CologneGeldorp, Gortius1553 – 1616/8.
CologneWoensam, Anton
von Worms
1492 – 1541.
WeselBaegert, Derick1440 – after 1515.
WeselBaegert, Jan1465 – 1527/35.

Westphalia – North West

Well represented by portraits of Ludger Tom Ring the Younger, this region shifts influence from the North Rhine to a unique identity with exaggerated bands of fabric in skirts.

MünsterRing, Hermann1521 – 1586.
MünsterRing, Ludger Tom
the Elder
1496 – 1547.
Münster Ring, Ludger Tom
the younger
1422 – 1584.
SoestAldegraver, Heinrich1502 – 1555/58/6.

Other

South-
West
Baden-
Württemberg
Herrenberg
and
Tübingen
Alt, Hans Ulrich1557 – 1614/27.
Baden-
Württemberg
Freiburg
im
Breisgau
Weiditz, Hans1495 – 1536.
Baden-
Württemberg
Schwäbisch
Gmünd
Ratgeb, Jerg1485 – 1526.
Baden-
Württemberg
UlmSchaffner,
Martin
1478 – 1528.
Rhineland
Palatinate
SpeyserBesser, Hans1510 – 1558.
NorthSchleswig-
Holstein
LubeckKemmer, Hans1495 – 1561.
MecklenbergSchwerinAltdorfer,
Erhard
1480 – 1561.
Central –
East
ThuringiaEhfurtBrosamer,
Hans
1495 – 1554.

Other Countries

Switzerland

Basel Bock, Hans 1550 – 1624.
Basel Graf, Urs 1485 – 1528.
Basel Holbein, Ambrosius 1494 – 1519.
Basel Holbein, Hans
the Elder
1446 – 1524.
Basel Holbein, Hans
the Younger
1497/98 – 1543.
Basel Kluber, Hans 1535 – 1578.
Basel Zehender, Gabriel til 1535.
Bern Deutsch, Niklaus Manuel 1484 – 1530.
Zurich Asper, Hans 1499 – 1571.

Austria

Vermeyen, Cornelis1550 – 1590s.
LinzSeisenegger, Jakob1501 – 1567.
SwazMaler, Hans1480 – 1520s.
ViennaVogtherr, Heinrich
the Elder
1490 – 1556.
ViennaVogtherr, Heinrich
the Younger
1515 – 1568.

Denmark

Lorck, Melchior1527 – 1583.

Poland

KrakowKober, Martin1550 – 1598

Strasbourg

Stimmer, Tobias1539 – 1584
ColmarSchongauer, Martin1450 – 1491