|Statement||by Herbert E. A. Furst ; illustrated with eight reproductions in colour|
|Series||Masterpieces in colour|
|LC Classifications||ND588.D9 F8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 9-79 p.|
|Number of Pages||79|
|LC Control Number||10014668|
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 dense, 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, in , to 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, in , to 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 ().