Description of the artwork «Self-portrait»
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Albrecht Dürer and the Renaissance between Germany and Italy
On February 21 an exhibition "Dürer e il Rinascimento: tra Germania e Italia" was opened at Milan's Palazzo Reale. The show gathered from all over the world the paintings Dürer executed during and after his two visits to Venice, including many magnificent, lesser-known, unexpected revelations displayed in an Italian context. Milan is hosting a retrospective dedicated to Durer "for the first time"…
Albrecht Durer's quotes about his parents, dances, lameness, celestial and beautiful
Self-portraits of the German Renaissance genius, where he depicted himself as a glamorous handsome man with long red curls dressed in gorgeous clothes, made people suspect the artist to be self-admired and peacocky, selfish and sublime. Though, when we read his diaries and letters we discover completely different Durer: a loving son and a good Christian, melancholic and thoughtful philosopher…
Dürer: evolution of artistic self in 13 self-portraits
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) was the first artist in German art history, and in European art history as a whole, who started creating self-portraits. Viewed in chronological order, they form a unique history of the human self-discovery, the cognition of nature and God.