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Durer


  • Author:
    Strieder, Peter
  • Publisher:
    Frederick Muller Ltd, London, 1982
  • ISBN:
    584950381
  • Catalog ID:
    1307241
  • Our ref:
    1307241

Paintings, Prints, Drawings. First UK edition. Translated by Nancy M. Gordon and Walter L. Strauss First UK edition, 1982. Hardback. (330mm x 245mm approx.) 400pp. Publisher's green cloth binding with gilt to upper board and to spine. Endpapers illustrated with 'The Great Triumphal Chariot of Emperor Maximilian I. Dust jacket. Albrecht Durer (1471 - 1528), probably the most famous German artist of all time, not only excelled in painting and drawing but was also the most successful graphic artist on history. Durer was also the first author to write on art theory in the German language. Peter Strieder examines Durer's personality and influence, his time and environment; his encounters with people, places and ideas. Also discussed are Durer's techniques and theories of art as well as the subject matters of his works. A beautifully illustrated book. Book in near fine condition. A little light spotting to top edge of text block and some light soiling to bottom edge. Ex libris plate of the art historian the late John Rowlands to verso of front free end paper. Dust jacket very good and unclipped. This is a very heavy book but no additional shipping cost to UK post codes.
  • Our price: £40.00

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