Albrecht Dürer, Polymath star of the Northern European Renaissance
6 monthes ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy
Among the masterpieces of European draftsmanship, this iconic self-portrait study evokes the awakening artistic consciousness of the twenty-two-year-old German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer. Probably produced with the aid of a mirror, the head and the hand were preparatory for his painted Self-Portrait of 1493 , considered one of the earliest independent self-portraits in Western painting. Durer's exploration of self-portraiture in several drawings and paintings is characterized by an arresting directness that was highly unusual at the time. The artist's calligraphic precision and...
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