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Dürer

Moses Foster Sweetser

Dürer

by Moses Foster Sweetser

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Published by Houghton, Osgood, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesArtist-biographies. [v. 3]
ContributionsDürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14625390M

Albrecht Dürer was born in Nuremburg in , the third child of a goldsmith who had trained in the Netherlands with the “great masters.” As a young man, Dürer was trained in his father’s shop. The Apocalypse was the first book in history to have been illustrated, printed and published by . The Life and Art of Albrecht Dürer book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This classic text presents the life, times, and w /5.

Albrecht dürer book | Etsy You searched for: albrecht dürer book! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The below artworks are the most important by Albrecht Dürer - that both overview the major creative periods, and highlight the greatest achievements by the artist. Artwork description & Analysis: This is the third woodcut in Dürer's terrifying Apocalypse series, which contains altogether fifteen scenes from the Book of Revelations.

Durer's art: Absolute fidelity to every detail Five full centuries lie between us and the life of Albrecht Durer (). His ability to represent a subject with an absolute fidelity to every detail seemed miraculous to his contemporaries, and still astounds us now: we need only think of his water-colours of plants and animals. In addition, Durer was the first painter to devote such 4/5(1).   We wanted to do something for the PDR community in these strange and (for most) mainly house-bound times, and so we made you a colouring book — free to download and print off at home. In addition to the colourable cover, we've chosen twenty images from a wide range of artists, including Hokusai, Albrecht Dürer, Harry Clarke, Virginia Frances.


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Albrecht Dürer has books on Goodreads with ratings. Albrecht Dürer’s most popular book is The Complete Woodcuts of Albrecht Dürer. Long before the internet and e-books, it was busy resurrecting books from obscurity, reformatting them as readable, affordable editions of great societal value.

Now this “Pictorial Series” of e-book allows us to see the best-ofs of major artists lost in the. Dürer’s woodcuts astonish in scale as much as detail. Through works such as Apocalypse and the Triumphal Arch for Emperor Maximilian I, he created Dürer book, meticulous compositions that were much larger, much more finely cut, and far more complex than any earlier woodcut efforts.

With an ambitious tonal and dynamic range, he introduced a new /5(7). Originally published in in two volumes, The Life and Art of Albrecht Dürer met with such wide popular and scholarly acclaim that it led to three editions and then, into the first one-volume edition.

Without sacrifice of text or illustrations, the book was reduced to this single volume by the omission of the Handlist and Concordance. The new introduction by Jeffrey Cited by:   Dürer book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Though most famous for his engravings, Albrecht Dürer () was also a /5.

Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings, (Metropolitan Museum of Art (Hardcover)) by Stijn Alsteens and Freyda Speyra out of 5 stars 2. Dürer apprenticed with his father, who was a goldsmith, and with the local painter Michael Wolgemut, whose workshop produced woodcut illustrations for major books and publications.

An admirer of his compatriot Martin Schongauer, Dürer revolutionized printmaking, elevating it to the level of an independent art form. During or Dürer was in Strasbourg for a short time, returning again to Basel to design several book illustrations.

An early masterpiece from this period is a self-portrait with a thistle painted on parchment in First journey to Italy. Books Art Dürer Dürer - image 1 Dürer - image 2 Dürer - image 3 Dürer - image 4 Dürer - image 5 Prints of Darkness.

The art, theory, and woodcut print revolution of Albrecht Dürer. Main SR only Anker Dürer. US$ Edition Label_Language_Editions_Select. Availability: In Stock Add to Cart. Share Start Date: Title-page in book form: Life of the Virgin: x B76 1. Refusal of Joachim's Offer: Life of the Virgin: x B77 2.

The Angel Appearing to Joachim: Life of the Virgin: x B78 3. The Meeting of Joachim and Anne at the Golden Gate: Life of the Virgin: x B79 4. The Birth of the Virgin: Life of Drawings, watercolours: Young Hare ().

In his Four Books on Human Proportion (), Dürer elaborated on the veracity of nature; this example vibrantly illustrates how the depicted object becomes the work of art itself. Dürer's studies of animals were so impressive that they inspired other artists to replicate them or make variations of similar subjects, such as Hans Hoffmann's copy (Dian Woodner Collection.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Originally published in in two volumes, The Life and Art of Albrecht Dürer met with such wide popular and scholarly acclaim that it led to three editions and then, into the first one-volume edition.

Without sacrifice of text or illustrations, the book was reduced to this single volume by the omission of the Handlist and Concordance. The new introduction by Jeffrey. Upon leaving his father’s tutelage, Dürer began a three-year apprenticeship under the painter and printmaker Michael Wolgemut (–) also in Nuremberg, an important center for book publishing.

Dürer knew this budding industry firsthand through his godfather Anton Koberger (–), who printed and published the Nuremberg Chronicle (). Saint Michael Fighting the Dragon is a woodcut of by Albrecht Dürer, part of his Apocalypse series, illustrating the Book of Apocalypse or Revelation of St.

John. Midsea Books, Gutenberg Press, The gigantic genius of Albrecht Dürer revolutionised art, particularly that of print-making. Malta, through the Mdina Cathedral Museum, has been blessed by. Synopsis Albrecht Dürer was a master in various media, but it was in woodcut design that his creative genius reached its highest expression.

Here are all of his extant woodcuts, a collection of over great works containing all the familiar cuts long treasured by the world's art lovers: the celebrated series on the Life of the Virgin, The Apocalypse of John (17 cuts), Pages:   Originally published in Munich inthis selection of Albrecht Dürer's finest drawings by the great art historian Heinrich Wöfflin has long been regarded as a basic book in the arts.

It has gone through many editions in Europe, even though this /5(56). Last updated: 24 June First published: 22 July 22 July Agnes Dürer was the daughter of the coppersmith and lute maker Hans Frey and his wife Anna, a member of the patrician family Rummel.

On 7 July Agnes married Albrecht Dürer, who was forced to stop his grand tour of Europe by his parents in order to marry :Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire. Durer was a highly talented individual who put his creative skills into several different art mediums, most notably painting and most famous art works to have come from the career of Albrecht Durer include Knight, Death, and the Devil, Saint Jerome in his Study, Melancholia, Rhinoceros and Hare.

This website looks deep into the career of Albrecht Durer. However, in order to make the book somewhat useful to the more serious student two additions have been made.

Appended to the text is a Selected Bibliography (pp. ¢), and in Volume II is found a Handlist of the Works of Durer, including Ascribed Works and Important Copies, followed by a Concordance of the Engravings, Woodcuts, Drawings and. 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.