The painting “Communion of the Apostles” was written by the German artist of the Northern Renaissance, Albrecht Altdorfer, in the middle of the first decade of the 16th century. The size of the picture is 42 x 32.5 cm, wood, oil. The paintings and works of the artist Albrecht Altdorfer are easily recognized by their inherent special pictorial handwriting.
The master works with a fine brush, applying neural sharp mazochki; the texture of his painting, somewhat dry and variegated, sparkles with greenish, red, yellow and blue dots. In a number of paintings, the artist unfolds on a background of a fantastic nature a scene of historical mythological or biblical content, resembling small novels, filling them with hundreds of household or fantastic details.