Emperor Maximilian I and the Age of Dürer

Emperor Maximilian I and the Age of Dürer

Book - 2012
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One of Maximilian's most important legacies is the work created in his honour by some of the greatest artists of his time, most notably Albrecht Dürer. Today many of these works reside in the Albertina Museum in Vienna, and they are featured in this elegant volume. In addition to works by Dürer, the book includes reproductions of the extraordinary Triumphal Procession of Albrecht Altdorfer and his workshop, and the monumental woodcut Triumphal Arch. This book explores the artistic culture of Maximilian's era, with numerous examples from the Albertina's own collection as well as painted portraits, exquisite illuminated manuscripts, precious sculptures and splendid tapestries from some of the world's leading museums. Brought together in this elegant volume, these works offer valuable insight into Maximilian's public relations "machinery." Exhibition: Albertina, Vienna, Austria (14.9.2012-6.1.2013).
Publisher: München ; New York : Prestel ; Vienna : Albertina, ©2012
ISBN: 9783791363868
3791363867
9783791351728
3791351729
Branch Call Number: 709.43 EMPEROR
Characteristics: 414 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, portraits ; 30 cm

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