In the 20-ies. XVI century. the master turned to the actual landscape – without plot motifs. This genre in his works are dozens of drawings and engravings and two paintings – “The Danube Landscape” and “Landscape with a Bridge”.
Altdorfer wrote these paintings from memory in the studio, combining in one work landscapes, seen in different places. It is remarkable that Altdorfer not only gave preference to the image of nature, but also received orders from fans of the “clean” landscape.