Great Woodcuts of Albrecht Dürer

Product Number: EB00794692
Released: Dec 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486149622
Publisher: Dover Publications
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A master of many media, Albrecht DUrer (1471–1528) excelled in the art of woodcut design. This modestly priced edition, comprising images both sacred and secular, offers an ideal introduction to his work. Scenes from the lives of Jesus and the saints and episodes from the Old Testament appear alongside a variety of subjects, including a portrait of the Emperor Maximilian and DUrer's coat of arms. The ninety-four black-and-white illustrations feature brief captions with basic information regarding titles and dates. Long treasured by the world's art lovers, these familiar and lesser-known woodcuts are reproduced in excellent detail. They constitute an indispensable archive for professional art historians and critics as well as a source of pleasure for all others.

Author(s): Albrecht Durer
Original Publish Date: Dec 21, 2012

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