DÜRER (I) #BasicArt

Norbert Wolf

DÜRER (I) #BasicArt
Publisher: TASCHEN
Product Code: 9783836560870
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Price: 10.00€
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Genius of the German Renaissance
Engravings, paintings, drawings, and sketches

Though most famous for his engravings, Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) was also a master painter and draftsman whose work exemplifies the spirit of German art. Dürer’s importance in the German High Renaissance was such that he can be considered to embody the movement entirely. His visits to Italy (where he studied most notably with Giovanni Bellini) had a profound effect on his artistic development and enabled him to combine both German and Italian influences in his work. In his later life, Dürer’s passion for knowledge and progress led him to research and write on the subjects of art theory and mathematics, making him not only the greatest Northern European artist of his time, but also one of its leading thinkers.

This overview of Dürer’s entire oeuvre—covering his oil, tempera, and watercolor paintings, copper and wood engravings, and his drawings and sketches—is the perfect introduction to his work.

About the series:
Each book in TASCHEN’s Basic Art series features:

  • a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance
  • a concise biography
  • approximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions

The author:
Norbert Wolf graduated in art history, linguistics and medieval studies at the universities of Regensburg and Munich, and earned his PhD in 1983. He held visiting professorships in Marburg, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Düsseldorf, Nuremberg-Erlangen, and Innsbruck. His extensive writings on art history include many TASCHEN titles, such as Diego Velázquez, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Caspar David Friedrich, Espressionismo, Romanico, Paesaggi and Simbolismo.

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EXIBITION:

Albrecht Dürer e il Rinascimento fra la Germania e l’Italia, Palazzo Reale Milano, from Febrary 21, 2017 to June 24, 2018

Book Info
Subject Art
Author Norbert Wolf
Series BA
Cover Hardcover with dust jacket
Dimensions cm 21,0 x 26,0
Pages 96
Language/s italian
Weight 0.6 kg
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