Albrecht Dürer: Life, facts, curiosities and art!Albrecht Dürer was born in 1471 in Nurnberg. After his apprenticeship as goldsmith, he began studying the art of painting and became famous for his works from 1495 onwards. His art works mark the climax of the late Gothic and transition to the Renaissance. His self portraits express the consciousness of the Renaissance. He was the first German artist who made his own portraits. Albrecht Dürer also dealt with the theoretical principles of art in his three published books on geometry, art of fortification and human proportions. Dürer pushed the limits of contemporary mathematics and inspired the works of Galileo and Kepler in the field of Descriptive geometry. He spent a major part of his life In Nurnberg where he died in 1528. All artworks by Albrecht Dürer can be ordered in our online-shop in any form you desire e.g. as a poster, art print on canvas, hand-painted oil painting, acrylic art print or metal print. Each piece of wall art is unique!
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- Self PortraitYoung HareSelf PortraitStag beetleUnknown titleThe big lawnMadonnaPortrait of Emperor Maximilian I.Portrait of Barbara DurerTwelve-year-old Jesus among the ScribesAdam and EveLionPraying MaryPortrait of Frederick the WiseLamentationPraying handsRosary AltarThe Seven Sorrows of MaryMadonna and childBearded monk in the forestMadonnaPenitent St. JeromeHead of an old manDead Blue ScooterMartyrdom of the ten thousand ChristiansUnknown titleHead of a bearded old manLot's escapePortrait of Emperor Maximilian I.Two lionsUnknown titleKingfisherKingfisherUnknown titleThe seven painsThe bathThe martyrdom of St. CatherineThe flagellationThe case of the man (Adam and Eve)The engagement of the virginThe architect HieronymusNew Year greeting with three witchesMelencolia IMelencolia IMarie among animalsCoat of arms of the DÃ¼rer familiesCrucifixionCoat of arms with a lionChristBurkhard von SpeyerTrientPortrait of a manNuernbergThe Holy FamilyHead of a RoebuckNuernbergAt the hangar in NuernbergPortrait of Bernhard von ReesenHorsemen in armorWoman dress in Church