ALBRECHT DÜRER LEBEN UND WERK. Friedrich Winkler.

ALBRECHT DÜRER LEBEN UND WERK.

(Dürer, Albrecht).
  • Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1957.
  • small 4to.
  • cloth with dust jacket
  • (viii), 366 pages plus 64 leaves of plates and 1 fold out plate

Price: $55.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 77726

First edition. This biography and account of Dürer's life work is arranged chronologically beginning with his childhood and family. Traces the trajectory and movement of his career in chunks of only a few years. Discusses Dürer's paintings, prints and drawings. Includes a large number of obscure works by the northern master. The arrangement of this book allows the reader to get a clear sense for the changes in and trends affecting Dürer's work over his lifetime. Heavily illustrated in text in addition to leaves of plates. Loose bookplate indicates that this copy was purchased from the collection of H.P. Kraus. Bottom corner of pages soiled. Dust jacket torn, chipped and discolored.