Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) is widely regarded as one of the most significant artists of the Northern Renaissance. Born in Nuremberg, Germany, Dürer became renowned for his mastery of various mediums, including painting, printmaking, and wood-cutting. Throughout his life, Dürer produced a vast array of works that demonstrated his technical skill and innovative vision. His art often incorporated religious and classical themes, and his use of perspective and realism helped to establish new standards in European art. Beyond his artistic achievements, Dürer was also a prolific writer and thinker. His treatises on geometry, human proportion, and the theory of perspective remain influential in the fields of art and science to this day. In this comprehensive biography, readers will gain insight into Dürer's life and work, exploring the cultural and political context in which he lived and the impact he had on the art world. Drawing on extensive research and analysis, this book presents a compelling portrait of one of the most important figures of the Renaissance.
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