Durer: the artist and his drawings
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Durer: the artist and his drawings by White, Christopher

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Published by Watson-Guptill in New York .
Written in English


  • Dürer, Albrecht, -- 1471-1528

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Bibliography: p. 225

The Physical Object
Pagination231 p. [chiefly illus. (some col.), facsims].
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22789719M

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Albrecht Dürer - Albrecht Dürer - Service to Maximilian I: While in Nürnberg in , the Holy Roman emperor Maximilian I enlisted Dürer into his service, and Dürer continued to work mainly for the emperor until He collaborated with several of the greatest German artists of the day on a set of marginal drawings for the emperor’s prayer book.   Durer's Drawings for the Prayer-Book of Emperor Maximilian I: 53 Plates (Dover Books on Fine Art) Albrecht Durer. out of 5 stars 4. Paperback. $ Old Master Portrait Drawings: 47 Works (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) James Spero. out of 5 stars Paperback/5(20). This painting of the artist as Christ could be considered an audacious, blasphemous statement, but is most likely an expression of faith alongside a confidence in the artist's competency as creator. It shows Albrecht Dürer the artist, his talents bestowed onto him by God. Set against a plain background, the artist is directly facing the ality: German. Confirmation of that contention can be found in a startlingly liberal presentation called Albrecht Durer: Master Drawings, Watercolours, and Prints from the Albertina. Some of his most famous portraits - Praying Hands, the unutterable watercolour and gouache painting are known as The Great Piece of Turf - are among the or so works.

  Albrecht Dürer is the most significant and admired artist of the northern Renaissance. Tracing his work and influence from his earliest career to his powerful posthumous role within German culture, this richly illustrated book surveys all of the artist's best-known prints as well as numerous drawings and by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Albrecht Dürer’s Melencolia I, St. Jerome in His Study and Knight, Death and the Devil, all from and related in size, style and technical complexity, have been considered his master engravings (or Meisterstiche) since their creation years we take you through these three works and take a look at their symbolism. Albrecht Dürer’s technically groundbreaking body of drawings and prints had a profound and lasting influence on the development of European art. Initially trained as a goldsmith by his father, Dürer was schooled in painting by Michael Wolgemut and began making works on paper in the s.