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- DescriptionDurer and Beyond presents a selection of 100 works from the Metropolitan Museum's outstanding collection of German, Swiss, Austrian, and Bohemian drawings. Featured are numerous drawings by Albrecht Durer, including his celebrated study sheet with a self-portrait. In addition to drawings by major artists such as Martin Schongauer, Albrecht Altdorfer, Urs Graf, Hans Holbein the Younger, Friedrich Sustris, and Wenceslaus Hollar, the selection also highlights work by lesser kwn but equally superb draftsmen from the 14th to the end of the 17th century. Richly illustrated and fully documented with artist biographies, comparative illustrations, and enlightening commentary on the variety, quality, and purpose of the featured drawings, this book makes a significant scholarly contribution to a field that has t been widely explored.
- Author BiographyStijn Alsteens is curator and Freyda Spira is assistant curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
- Author(s)Freyda Spira,Stijn Alsteens
- PublisherYale University Press
- Date of Publication02/03/2012
- SubjectFine Arts / Art History
- Series TitleMetropolitan Museum of Art
- Place of PublicationNew Haven
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintYale University Press
- Content Note307 colour illustrations
- Weight1451 g
- Width229 mm
- Height305 mm
- Spine31 mm
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