Albrecht Dürer, ‘Hercules’, Print, Engraving, C. G. Boerner
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Albrecht Dürer

Hercules

Engraving
12 4/5 × 8 4/5 in
32.4 × 22.3 cm
Location
New York
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C. G. Boerner
New York

Bartsch 73; Meder 63 IIb; Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 22

WATERMARK small jug (Meder 158)

Medium
Albrecht Dürer
German, 1471–1528
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Considered one of the foremost artists of the Renaissance period, Albrecht Dürer’s extensive work in printmaking transformed the categorization of the medium from craft to fine art. Often depicting religious subjects, Dürer’s woodcuts and engravings demonstrated unprecedented technical skill, tonal variation, and compositional sophistication. Dürer theorized extensively on linear perspective and anatomical proportion, concerns that were articulated in a vast body of written work as well as in his paintings and prints. Dürer’s skill earned him the role of court artist for Holy Roman Emperors Maximilian I and Charles V, under whom he created a number of paintings and altarpieces. Dürer’s series of self-portraits, created throughout his career, represent some of his most iconic works.

Albrecht Dürer, ‘Hercules’, Print, Engraving, C. G. Boerner
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C. G. Boerner
New York

Bartsch 73; Meder 63 IIb; Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 22

WATERMARK small jug (Meder 158)

Medium
Albrecht Dürer
German, 1471–1528
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Considered one of the foremost artists of the Renaissance period, Albrecht Dürer’s extensive work in printmaking transformed the categorization of the medium from craft to fine art. Often depicting religious subjects, Dürer’s woodcuts and engravings demonstrated unprecedented technical skill, tonal variation, and compositional sophistication. Dürer theorized extensively on linear perspective and anatomical proportion, concerns that were articulated in a vast body of written work as well as in his paintings and prints. Dürer’s skill earned him the role of court artist for Holy Roman Emperors Maximilian I and Charles V, under whom he created a number of paintings and altarpieces. Dürer’s series of self-portraits, created throughout his career, represent some of his most iconic works.

Albrecht Dürer

Hercules

Engraving
12 4/5 × 8 4/5 in
32.4 × 22.3 cm
Location
New York
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