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The essential Dürer

Author: Larry Silver; Jeffrey Chipps Smith
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Essential Durer offers an accessible and up-to-date look at one of Germany's most famous artists. Essays explore his life as well as his art and its remarkable reception across Europe.


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Named Person: Albrecht Dürer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Silver; Jeffrey Chipps Smith
ISBN: 9780812241877 0812241878
OCLC Number: 733963813
Notes: Índice.
Description: XII, 294 p. : il.
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface List of Abbreviations 1 Durer-Man, Media, and Myths -Larry Silver 2 Durer's Drawings -Christiane Andersson and Larry Silver 3 Durer and the High Art of Printmaking -Charles Talbot 4. Durer as Painter -Katherine Crawford Luber 5 Durer and Sculpture -Jeffrey Chipps Smith 6 Durer and Venice -Andrew Morral 7 The Artist, His Horse, a Print, and Its Audience: Producing and Viewing the -Ideal in Durer's Knight, Death, and the Devil (1513) -Pia F. Cuneo 8 Civic Courtship: Albrecht Durer, the Saxon Duke, and the Emperor -Larry Silver 9 Durer and the Netherlands: Patterns of Exchange and Mutual Admiration -Dagmar Eichberger 10 Agony in the Garden: Durer's "Crisis of the Image" -Donald A. McColl 11 Albrecht Durer between Agnes Frey and Willibald Pirckheimer -Corine Schleif 12 Impossible Distance: Past and Present in the Study of Durer and Grunewald -Keith Moxey Notes Short Bibliography List of Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Larry Silver and Jeffrey Chipps Smith.
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Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2010 "Provides a new and comprehensive introduction to Durer's art, life, and times. Written throughout in a lucid yet scholarly Read more...

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