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Dürer and his world.

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Durer; eine Bildbiographie.

    Statement[Translated from the German by J. Maxwell Brownjohn]
    SeriesA Studio book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND588.D9 S843
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5910718M
    LC Control Number64012234
    OCLC/WorldCa1249051


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Dürer and his world. [Max Steck] -- Gives a written and pictorial sketch of Durer and his age, based on Durer's personal testimony and that of his contemporaries. Your Web browser is. 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 Durer: His Life, His World, And His Art by Peter Moser (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Author: Albrecht Dürer, Moser Peter.

There are 55 extant Dürer paintings, of which 17 are in dispute. Using scientific research, this book puts all arguments to bed resulting in the definitive catalog raisonné of the paintings. Drawing on in-depth research, this book reveals the truth behind Dürer and his : Prestel Publishing.

The World of Durer by Francis Russell I read this as part of my Art History project. I really liked this book because it did such a good job of placing Durer in his time and place. Durer was a prolific artist whose home was Nuremberg although he traveled both to Italy and to the Netherlands.

Russell gives a good description of life in Durer's time/5. Praised Dürer and his world. book life and elegized in death by such thinkers as Martin Luther and Erasmus, he served Emperor Maximilian and other leading church and secular princes in the Holy Roman gh. Received in a timely fashion and in good condition, Luther and His World was a very insightful, informative book.

Luther had a great influence on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and I really appreciate the background information - very good read. The book examines Dürer's long-lived influence, from the obsession of artists and collectors with his work during the late sixteenth century to the iconic status he acquired amid the rise of German nationalism in the nineteenth.

It considers how the popularity of his images migrated into a range of materials as diverse as porcelain and s: 7. Durer's Drawings for the Prayer-Book of Emperor Maximilian I: 53 Plates (Dover Books on Fine Art) by Albrecht Durer (Illustrator) avg rating — 0 ratings — published Albrecht Dürer (/ ˈ dj ʊər ər /; German: [ˈʔalbʁɛçt ˈdyːʁɐ]; 21 May – 6 April ), sometimes spelt in English as Durer or Duerer (without an umlaut), was a German painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German in Nuremberg, Dürer established his reputation and influence across Europe when he was in his twenties due to his high-quality woodcut prints.

Description. Originally cut onto pear wood, Dürer depicts the Book of Revelation across 15 woodcuts. On the verso side of the page, Dürer includes the writings of the Book of Revelation in a two-column format.

This form of text printed on one side of a page and an image on the opposite page was used earlier by Dürer's godfather, Anton Koberger, and his printing of the Liber chronicarum. A beautifully illustrated gift book on the prints and drawings of the famous German artist, Albrecht Dürer.

Albrecht Dürer () is arguably the first truly international artist; a celebrity both during his own lifetime and in the centuries since.

Albrecht Durer, painter and printmaker generally regarded as the greatest German Renaissance artist. His vast body of work includes altarpieces and religious works, numerous portraits and self-portraits, and copper engravings. His woodcuts retain a more Gothic flavor than the rest of his.

From the Acknowlegments page: "The exhibition "Durer and His Time" represents one of the greatest periods of draftsmanship the world has known.

Few eras have equaled the diversity, refinement, and expression of German graphic art between and The essays included in this book, written by leading scholars from the United States and Germany, provide an accessible, up-to-date examination of Dürer's art and person as well as his.

The book evolved as an outgrowth of an international conference held at the University of Melbourne in connection with the exhibition of the National Gallery of Victoria’s excellent collection of Dürer’s graphic art, and is divided into four sections: ‘Artist and Environment’, ‘Image and.

The very same year, Dürer was responsible for the first star charts to be printed in the western world. His charts became a symbol of the Renaissance, representing the expansion of human exploration, curiosity, and understanding. Dürer Was Also An Exceptional Painter.

Adoration of the Magi, Albrecht Dürer,via Uffizi Gallery. In this work of fiction, Dürer comes from a poor family of 18 children.

Albrecht and his brother both desired to be artists, but since there was no money for art school, the older brother went to work in the mines to pay for the cost of Albrecht’s education. The roles were then to be reversed. Crisp, clear images showing the world how patience and talent can culminate into amazing images of detail and emotion.

Great care was taken in making this book. Being a huge Durer fan, I could only wish it were thicker. Read more. 9 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Amazon s:   The last of his large works, The Four Apostles is a panel painting that Durer finished in By this point in his life, Durer had returned to his hometown of Nuremberg.

He wanted to show his respect for the city council by donating a work that would serve as an example of good governance (a practice made common by artists in Italy). Durer Durga: Distant Durga A memoir in Bengali by Biman Mullick Durer Durga is a memoir in Bengali by the octogenarian artist Biman Mullick This book is a single-canvas collage of memories of long-left-behind and distant Howrah, a town near Kolkata in India, and the very different world of London, UK, where the author has lived since Hundreds of surviving drawings, letters, and diary entries document Dürer’s travels through Italy and the Netherlands (–21), attesting to his insistently scientific perspective and demanding artistic judgment.

The artist also cast a bold light on his own image through a number of striking self-portraits—drawn, painted, and printed. Albrecht Durer book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Albrecht Dürer embodied a new type of artist, one who represented a d 4/5(3). Some believe that Albrecht Durer painstakingly drew his brother's abused hands with palms together and thin fingers stretched skyward in honor of his brother Albert.

He called his powerful drawing simply "Hands," but the entire world almost immediately opened their hearts to his great masterpiece and renamed his tribute of love, "Praying Hands.".

His first major trip was from tohis so-called Wanderjahre (journeyman years), in which he visited Frankfurt and Basel, among other places. A brief return to Nuremberg to marry (his father having organised a wedding with Agnes Frey, a wealthy local merchant’s daughter) was followed by another trip: this time across the Alps to Venice.

Durer and His Time by Durer, Albrecht and Fedja Anzelewski (Catalogue and Notes by) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Essential Durer. In this Book. The Essential Dürer fills the need for a foundational book that covers the major aspects of his career.

The essays included in this book, written by leading scholars from the United States and Germany, provide an accessible, up-to-date examination of Dürer's art and person as well as his posthumous fame.

Dürer, a Renaissance man, incorporated his world view and his a winged genius with a large book on her lap and an open pair of dividers in her hand, is. Despite his decidedly Renaissance interest in Humanism and mathematics, Dürer continued to produce extremely detailed studies of the natural world, particularly animals - be they newly discovered in Europe (such as the mythical rhinoceros and lion) or common native creatures (such as the hare, owl, or cat).

Albrecht Dürer was born in the German city of Nuremberg in Mayone of 18 children born to Albrecht and Barbara Dürer (only three of whom survived to adulthood).

His father — after whom he was named — was a successful goldsmith of Hungarian heritage, and young Albrecht apprenticed with him before deciding on an artistic career instead. Dürer's playful sketches of angels, saints, dragons, musicians, and cherubs reveal a lighthearted and witty side to an artist better known for his more sober visions.

These prayer book drawings remained unknown until their facsimile publication. If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains * and * are unblocked. Durer, in his final years, was an equally famous author. He published his first book, Instructions for Measuring with a Compass and Ruler, in which Durer discussed at length the matter of perspective.

Durer believed, art wasn’t merely a humble craft, but a rather lofty achievement which is built on theoretical foundations. The genius of Albrecht Durer A painter's icon throughout the ages. Albrecht Durer was the first German artist to emerge north of the Alps who achieved a highly developed artistic self-awareness based on the model of the Italian Renaissance, as well as a high degree of acceptance in German, he continued throughout his life to receive important artistic stimuli from the Netherlands.

SHOWN here is the oldest printed star chart from Europe, published in Nuremberg, Germany, in (It is not the oldest printed star chart in the world, though – credit for the first printed star charts of all goes back over four hundred years earlier to China, where woodcut charts were made around by the Chinese astronomer Su Song and published in his book Xin yixiang fayao.).

Jeffrey Ashcroft, Albrecht Durer: Documentary Biography, 2 vols (Yale University Press, ) Giulia Bartrum and others, Albrecht Durer and his Legacy: The Graphic Work of. Albrecht Dürer was not only the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance, but also a unique personality, his genius coexisting with a pure, noble character.

Indeed, looking at his self portraits, we discover the handsome man he was, with his face reflecting the purity of his soul and his intelligence. Self-portrait at 13 Self-portrait at 22 This being a Taschen book there are plentiful reproductions of the famous German painter, Albrecht Durer, who lived from to Durer (I think) was the first German painter to become famous.

His works are remarkable for their detail, expressiveness and versatility/5(10). Lexikon der populären Musik.

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Book edition first published in ISBN. Albrecht Dürer - Albrecht Dürer - Second journey to Italy: In the autumn ofDürer made a second journey to Italy, where he remained until the winter of Once again he spent most of his time in Venice.

Of the Venetian artists, Dürer now most admired Giovanni Bellini, the leading master of Venetian early Renaissance painting, who, in his later works, completed the transition to.

Durer book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Authoritative yet highly approachable new monograph of the great German artist /5(2).