Description of the artwork «Martyrdom of the Ten Thousand»
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Publications about the artwork
Events and expositions
Retrospective of Dürer in Vienna: “The Young Hare”, “Praying Hands” and self-portraits take centre stage
Albertina shows numerous works of Dürer for the first time since 2003.
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From time to time, one cannot help but feel perplexed at the sight of four laconic letters ‘Anon’ that should denote the authorship of a certain painting of old. A little more satisfying is the inscription ‘Master of’ — followed by some German or Flemish town or an altar of some saint. Opening a list of artists from the 13th–15th centuries, one would find the letter ‘M’ in abundance — not…
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.