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Dürer's journeys : travels of a Renaissance artist

Dürer's journeys : travels of a Renaissance artist

Author: Susan Foister; Albrecht Dürer; Peter van den Brink; National Gallery (Great Britain),
Publisher: London : National Gallery Company, [New Haven, CT] : Yale University Press 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Albrecht Durer's (1471-1528) travels across Europe in the early Renaissance led to a fascinating interchange of ideas with his fellow artists, both northern and southern. This book explores Durer's extensive influence on his contemporaries and his sources of inspiration, bringing together paintings, drawings, sculptures, glass, and prints by artists he may have encountered along the way. It also examines the complex  Read more...
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Genre/Form: exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Albrecht Dürer; Albrecht Dürer; Albrecht Dürer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Foister; Albrecht Dürer; Peter van den Brink; National Gallery (Great Britain),
ISBN: 9781857096675 1857096673
OCLC Number: 1233318787
Description: 304 pages : color illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction / Susan Foister and Peter Van Den Drink --
I. Albrecht Dürer: artist, writer, traveller --
Dürer on his journey to self-discover / Andreas Beyer --
Dürer in motion / Joseph Leo Koerner --
II. Europe north and south --
Dürer's early journeys: fact and fiction / Susan Foister --
Albrecht Dürer and portrait painting in the Netherlands / Till-Holger Borchert --
Dürer and Gossaert / Larry Silver --
III. Court and city --
Art and entrepreneurship: Dürer's encounters with Margaret of Austria and his network at the imperial court / Dagmar Eichberger --
Dürer's Virgin and Child with Saints of 1521-2: an archducal commission? / Stijn Alsteens --
IV. The visual legacy of the Netherlandish journey --
Image and itinerary: Dürer's drawings from his travels through the Netherlands / Christof Metzger --
Albrecht Dürer's silverpoint sketchbook / Arnold Nesselrath --
Impressions from a journey: Dürer's outlook on people, landscapes and animals / Sarvenaz Ayooghi and Heidrun Lange-Krach --
Portrait drawings of a travelling artist: Albrecht Dürer's creative enterprise in the low countries / Peter Van Den Brink --
V. Albrecht Dürer and Martin Luther --
Luther in Dürer's journal: on the Lutherklage, its authorship and persecution in Antwerp / Jeroen Stumpel --
Albrecht Dürer's late passion drawings: the Oblong Passion in context / Dana E. Cowen --
Albrecht Dürer's iconic image of Saint Jerome: making, meaning and reception / Astrid Harth and Maximiliaan P.J. Martens --
From drawing into print: the Crucifixion in Outline and Dürer's legacy / Giulia Bartrum.
Other Titles: Travels of a Renaissance artist
Responsibility: Susan Foister and Peter van den Brink.


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"Foister and her fellow authors display deft sensibilities and deeply enjoyable scholarship."-Philip Hoare, Art Newspaper "The beautifully illustrated catalogue of Durer's Journeys offers a superb Read more...

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