By Albrecht Dürer
All of Dürer's works in 3 mediums are reproduced during this version. between them are his most famed works, Knight, dying and satan; Melencolia I; and St. Jerome in His Study. additionally incorporated are photos of his contemporaries, together with Erasmus of Rotterdam and Frederick the Wise, as well as six engravings previously attributed to Dürer.
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C. , Das Gedächtnis der Ehren, and so on. Albrecht Dürers, um eben die Zeit als er vor two hundred Jahren die Welt verlassen, Goslar. released upon the two hundredth anniversary of Dürer’s dying, it's the first e-book solely dedicated to him. a few his prints are defined, yet then the writer states: “Who on the planet may have the endurance to learn the descriptions of a few three hundred sheets which i may offer? ” 1759 Knorr, G. W. , Allgemeine Künstlerhistorie, Nuremberg. Bartsch characterizes Knorr’s record as “fait sans ordre, sans connaissance, et sans goût. ” 1769 Schöber, D. G. , Albrecht Dürers Leben, Schriften und Kunstwerke, Leipzig. Heller criticizes this paintings as follows: “If this e-book had seemed fifty years sooner than Knorr’s the numerous error might have been extra simply excused. ” 1778 Hüsgen, H. S. , Raisonierendes Verzeichnis aller Kupfer- und Eisenstiche von Albrecht Dürer, Frankfurt and Leipzig. the 1st systematic and demanding catalog, directory 100 engravings. 1805 Lepel, Graf von, Catalogue de l’OEuvre d’Albert Durer par un novice, Dessau. Heller calls this catalog “hurriedly assembled, choked with error, duplications and incorrect attributions. ” 1808 Bartsch, Adam von, Le Peintre-Graveur, vol. VII, Vienna. Bartsch was once the director of the Imperial Gallery at Vienna. His catalog relies on Hüsgen and organized in response to topic. each one engraving is appropriately defined. 1816 Ottley, William younger, An Inquiry into the foundation and the Early background of Engraving upon Copper and wooden, London, bankruptcy eight, pp. 710–736. in accordance with Bartsch yet prepared in chronological order. 1827 Heller, Joseph, Das Leben und die Werke Albrecht Dürers, Bamberg. All spurious copies are defined intimately with a lot supplementary info. 1837 Nagler, G. C. , Albrecht Dürer und seine Kunst, Munich. 1861 Hausmann, B. , Dürers Kupferstiche, Radirungen, Holzschnitte und Zeichnungen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der dazu verwendten Papiere und deren Wasserzeichen, Hannover. the 1st catalog that takes into consideration the kinds of papers and watermarks utilized by Dürer as a criterion of authenticity and chronology. series in response to Bartsch. 1862 Passavant, J. D. , Un Catalogue supplémentaire aux estampes du XV et XVI Siècle du Peintre-Graveur de Adam Bartsch, Leipzig. 1866 Zahn, A. V. , Dürers Kunstlehre und sein Verhältnis zur Renaissance, Leipzig. 1869 Heaton, Mrs. , The lifetime of Albrecht Dürer with a Translation of His Letters and magazine and an Account of His Works, London. 1871 Retberg, R. von, Dürers Kupferstiche und Holzschnitte, ein Kritisches Verzeichnis, Munich. the 1st systematic and significant catalog in chronological order, together with standards of authenticity. Engravings and woodcuts are intermingled within the numerical series. 1876 Thausing, Moriz, Dürer, Geschichte seines Lebens und seiner Kunst, Leipzig. moment variation, extended to 2 volumes, 1884. English version, London, 1882. References stated are from the revised version of 1884. Thausing was once a professor on the collage of Vienna and director of the Albertina.