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The Early Durer

Hess Daniel and Eser Thomas Edited By

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ISBN 10: 0500970378 / ISBN 13: 9780500970379
Published by Thames Hudson in Association with Germanisches Nationalmuseum,Nurnberg, London/Nurnberg, 2012
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Descrizione libro: Thames and Hudson. Hardback, 270x220mm, 656p, 430 bw and col. illustrations English edition . ISBN 978050097037913. Literature about Dürer fills library shelves. Does this mean everything has already been said about the artist? Far from it, according to the scholars at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum and their international partners in the Early Dürer Project. This book deals with the core phenomena of Dürer's early work, ranging from the artist's biography and surroundings to the question of Dürer's role as the archetype of the modern artist. New sociological approaches allow us to interpret Du rer's 'ideal neighbourhood' as a source of inspiration for the artist's work, resituating Dürer in the artistic context of his time, at an exciting crossroad between the imitation of traditional painting and the self-conscious renewal of his profession. Photographs of Dürer's early work, many of which are new and published here for the first time, complete the publication, which will establish a new basis for a modern understanding of Germany's most famous artist. Codice libro della libreria 006790 - Language : english text Size: 270 X220 Mm. Bookseller Inventory # 006790

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Title: The Early Durer

Publisher: Thames Hudson in Association with Germanisches Nationalmuseum,Nurnberg, London/Nurnberg

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Couverture rigide

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: Edition originale.

Book Type: Livre

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An exploration and appraisal of Dürer’s achievements, focusing on his early work in all media and the historical, sociological, and political background of his life and times

Painter, engraver, designer of woodcuts, and major art theorist, Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) is Germany’s most famous artist. This new study, published in association with the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg, focuses on his early art and the circumstances of the young painter’s life that enabled his unique work. Dürer is resituated in the artistic context of his time, at an exciting crossroad between the imitation of traditional painting and the selfconscious renewal of his profession. Eighteen essays explore his background and the influences on his life and work, from his goldsmith father to his travels in Germany and his stays in Italy to his role as archetype of the modern artist. Hundreds of color illustrations of the early work, many reproduced here for the first time, help establish a new basis for a modern understanding of the artist. 430+ illustrations

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Daniel Hess is a curator at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

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La Libreria ( in realtà si tratta di uno studio bibliografico ) è nata nel 1983 dopo una esperienza per dodici anni in una libreria veneziana.- La libreria tratta opere esaurite e rare,musica,cataloghi ragionati,religione,filosofia,opere enciclopediche,miniatura Medioevo,Studi Bizantini,Archeologia,Periodici etc.

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