Great Woodcuts of Albrecht Durer by Albrecht DurerGreat Woodcuts of Albrecht Durer by Albrecht Durer

Great Woodcuts of Albrecht Durer

byAlbrecht Durer

Paperback | May 25, 2004

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This modestly priced edition offers an ideal introduction to Dürer's work, comprising images both sacred and secular. Scenes from the lives of Jesus and the saints and episodes from the Old Testament appear alongside a variety of subjects. The 85 black-and-white illustrations feature brief captions with basic information regarding titles and dates.
Albrecht Durer was the commanding figure of the German Renaissance. Born in Nuremburg, the son of a goldsmith, he was apprenticed at age 15 to a painter and printmaker, from whom he learned the precision of detail that is one of the hallmarks of his great art, both in his woodcuts and in his drawings (The Hare is a famous example). As ...
Title:Great Woodcuts of Albrecht DurerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 11 × 8.38 × 0.68 inPublished:May 25, 2004Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:048643401X

ISBN - 13:9780486434018