DÜRER

DÜRER

by M.F. Sweetser

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Overview

DÜRER

By M.F. Sweetster

Albrecht Dürer is one of the great masters of the Renaissance in Europe, embodying the richness and inspiration of German art. This book is a fully illustrated general introduction to the life and art of Dürer; Sweetster explores each period in Dürer’s life, from his early life in Nuremberg to his trips to Italy and Holland, and his later works of the 1520s.

Fully illustrated in a brand new format, including Dürer’s outstanding work in printmaking, with a list of his woodcuts and prints. Bibliography and notes. Painters Series. 144 pages.

With a full colour cover.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861716187
Publisher: Crescent Moon Publishing
Publication date: 12/03/2018
Series: Painters Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

PREFACE 15

CHAPTER I. 18

1471-1494. The Activities of Nuremberg. – The Dürer Family. – Early Years of Albert. – His Studies with Wohlgemuth. – The Wander-Jahre

CHAPTER II. 31

1494-1505. Dürer marries Agnes Frey. – Her Character. – Early

Engravings. – Portraits. – “The Apocalypse.” – Death of Dürer’s Father. – Drawings

CHAPTER III. 43

1505-1509. The Journey to Venice. – Bellini’s Friendship. – Letters to

Pirkheimer. – “The Feast of Rose Garlands.” – Bologna. – “Adam and Eve.” – “The Coronation of the Virgin”

CHAPTER IV. 53

1509-1514. Dürer’s House. – His Poetry. – Sculptures. – The Great and

Little Passions. – Life of the Virgin. – Plagiarists. – Works for the Emperor Maximilian

CHAPTER V. 74

1514-1520. St. Jerome. – The Melencolia. – Death of Dürer’s Mother. – Raphael. – Etchings. – Maximilian’s Arch. – Visit to Augsburg

CHAPTER VI. 82

1520-1522. Dürer’s Tour in the Netherlands. – His Journal. – Cologne. –

Feasts at Antwerp and Brussels. – Procession of Notre Dame. – The Confirmatia. – Zealand Journey. – Ghent. – Martin Luther

CHAPTER VII. 108

1522-1526. Nuremberg’s Reformation. – The Little Masters. – Glass-

Painting. – Architecture. – Letter to the City Council. – “Art of Mensuration.” – Portraits. – Melanchthon

CHAPTER VIII. 116

1526-1528. “The Four Apostles.” – Dürer’s Later Literary Works. – Four

Books of Proportion. – Last Sickness and Death. – Agnes Dürer. – Dürer described by a Friend

A LIST OF ALBERT DÜRER’S CHIEF PAINTINGS 126

A LIST OF DÜRER’S WOOD ENGRAVINGS 131

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