Tags » Albrecht Durer

Watercolor Pencils

I have had a set of Faber-Castell Albrecht Durer watercolor pencils, a set of 60, lying around for several years.  As I have been focusing intensely on watercolor painting and drawing, I figured I should dig them out.  194 more words

Blitherings

24.3 Village Windows (I'm Done!)

This is the third layer of Village Windows, and the last.  It couldn’t go much further from here.  The big surprise came when I added water to the sky.  222 more words

Chatter

Mainile lui Dürer

Dar nu ale lui Albrecht, ci ale lui Albert…

Se spune ca intr-o familie numeroasa cu 18 copii (!??) din Nuremberg-ul veacului XV, doi dintre fratii Dürer aveau un talent deosebit la desen. 174 more words

String Art

Albrecht Dürer’s Dream Vision: Traumgesicht

She dreams a little, and she feels the dark 
Encroachment of that old catastrophe, 
As a calm darkens among water-lights. 
                           – Wallace Stevens

think about earthquakes… 394 more words

1499: Wild Men

The two archetypal “wild men” that frame Albrecht Dürer’s portrait of Oswolt Krel (1499) were part of a popular theme in the late Medieval period and the early Renaissance. 36 more words

Dürer’s Melancholia I

I have written before of my admiration for Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), probably Germany’s greatest artist. Now I am even more certain of my admiration, since I discovered that he is of Hungarian descent—his father was a goldsmith named Albrecht Ajtósi. 210 more words

Art

Now available: highlights from the collection of The Morgan Library & Museum (Artstor)

Artstor: Now available: highlights from the collection of The Morgan Library & Museum. “The Morgan Library & Museum (The Morgan) has contributed approximately 200 images from its permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library. 35 more words

Tweaks & Updates