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Albrecht Dürer

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Nuremberg, 21 May 1471; d Nuremberg, 6 Apr. 1528).

German printmaker, painter, draughtsman, and writer, the greatest figure of Renaissance art in northern Europe. He was the son...

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Dürer, Albrecht

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 3328 words.

Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) is generally regarded as the first northern European artist to develop a Renaissance visual style

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Dürer, Albrecht

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 8719 words.

German, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 24 May 1471, in Nuremberg; died 5 April 1528, in Nuremberg.

Painter, watercolourist, printmaker (engraving and woodcut). Religious...

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Albrecht Dürer

Jeffrey Chipps Smith.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 15519 words.

Albrecht Dürer (b. 1471–d. 1528), of Nuremberg, enjoyed great fame in his lifetime and, occasionally, a cultlike status in later centuries. He remains the most renowned German artist....

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Albrecht Dürer

Jane C. Hutchison.

in Art History

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History of Art. 36182 words.

Albrecht Dürer (21 May 1471–6 April 1528) was a German painter, graphic artist, author, publisher, and mathematician. He was also the only artist to have an entire epoch named after him:...

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Albrecht Dürer

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Nuremberg, 21 May 1471; d Nuremberg, 6 Apr. 1528).

German printmaker, painter, draughtsman, and writer, the greatest figure of Renaissance art in northern Europe. He was the son...

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Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

Shira Brisman.

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of Art. 231 pages.

Art historians have long looked to letters to secure biographical information, affirm patronage patterns, and establish the identity of an artist as a modern, self-aware individual. But...

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Art in German: Artistic Statements by Albrecht DÜrer

Jeffrey Ashcroft.

in Forum for Modern Language Studies

October 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Literature. 7212 words.

Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) was the first artist outside Italy to produce extensive written texts on the theory and practice of art, including two treatises, on geometry and perspective and...

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Dürer, Albrecht

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1353 words.

(b Nuremberg, 21 May 1471; d Nuremberg, 6 Apr. 1528).

German printmaker, painter, draughtsman, and writer, the greatest figure of ...

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Dürer, Albrecht

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1351 words.

(b Nuremberg, 21 May 1471; d Nuremberg, 6 Apr. 1528).

German printmaker, painter, draughtsman, and writer, the greatest figure of ...

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Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 116 words.

He that would be a painter must have a natural turn thereto. Love and delight therein are better teachers of

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Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

Simplicity is the greatest glory of art.

recalled by Melancthon; William Bell Scott Albert Durer: His Life and Works (1869)

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Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

Simplicity is the greatest glory of art.

recalled by Melancthon; William Bell Scott Albert Durer: His Life and Works (1869)

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Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

Simplicity is the greatest glory of art.

recalled by Melancthon; William Bell Scott Albert Durer: His Life and Works (1869)

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Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 52 words.

His religious paintings include some famous altar-pieces. His woodcuts, which were widely used as illustrations of the Bible, influenced Italian

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Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 172 words.

the son of a Hungarian goldsmith who settled in Nuremberg. His friendship with the great humanist scholar Willibald Pirkheimer (...

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Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 555 words.

painter and engraver, was born and died in Nuremberg. Despite the brilliance of his paintings, it is in his graphic work that his great importance lies. He is the greatest master of woodcut...

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Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 583 words.

A native of Nuremberg, at first he entered his father's goldsmith business, but in 1486 began the study of wood-cutting under ...

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Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528)

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 659 words.

(1471–1528),

German painter and engraver, born on 21 May 1471 in Nuremberg, the son of a goldsmith; his

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Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 70 words.

He that would be a painter must have a natural turn thereto. Love and delight therein are better teachers of

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Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 116 words.

He that would be a painter must have a natural turn thereto. Love and delight therein are better teachers of

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