Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna © Eva Schober, doi.org/10.21937/85DC-JN30 Baldung and Dürer The artist’s estate of Hans Baldung Grien contained a lock of hair supposedly of Albrecht Dürer. Does this indicate a friendship between the two Renaissance artists, or rivalry between Dürer, the famous master, and Baldung, his pupil? Kunstmuseum Basel, public domain Grien, Grün, Green “Grien” is an archaic German word for the colour green (grün). Was the artist green behind the ears, or green with envy? A short review of the colour’s connotation and its meaning in relation to Hans Baldung. Who was Baldung? Hans Baldung Grien is regarded as an enigmatic artist not merely due to his ambivalent works and the rarity of contemporary written documents on his life. Here, you can find out some facts and figures about him and his life. © Städel Museum U. Edelmann ARTOTHEK Witches: Hysteria and Hype Find out how Baldung has influenced our present-day perception of witches, and why witches are topical again today. Ugly Renaissance Babies Were 16th-century babies always bad tempered, or did Hans Baldung and his fellow artists lack the ability to capture true portraits of their young models? Find out why artworks by famous artists became popular memes on platforms like Tumblr.