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The Essential Durer

Author: Jeffrey Chipps Smith; Larry Silver
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Essential Durer
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Chipps Smith; Larry Silver
OCLC Number: 940753037
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of IllustrationsPrefaceList of Abbreviations1 Durer-Man, Media, and Myths-Larry Silver2 Durer's Drawings-Christiane Andersson and Larry Silver3 Durer and the High Art of Printmaking-Charles Talbot4. Durer as Painter-Katherine Crawford Luber5 Durer and Sculpture-Jeffrey Chipps Smith6 Durer and Venice-Andrew Morral7 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. Cuneo8 Civic Courtship: Albrecht Durer, the Saxon Duke, and the Emperor-Larry Silver9 Durer and the Netherlands: Patterns of Exchange and Mutual Admiration-Dagmar Eichberger10 Agony in the Garden: Durer's "Crisis of the Image"-Donald A. McColl11 Albrecht Durer between Agnes Frey and Willibald Pirckheimer-Corine Schleif12 Impossible Distance: Past and Present in the Study of Durer and Grunewald-Keith MoxeyNotesShort BibliographyList of ContributorsIndex


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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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