• Albrecht Dürer, Portrait of Frederick of Saxony. n.d. Silverpoint and black chalk on light pink prepared paper, 17.8 x 14.0 cm (7 x 5 1/2 inches). École des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
    The Age of Albrecht Dürer
    German Drawings from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris
    November 01, 2015 — February 14, 2016

This exhibition of German drawings is centered on Albrecht Dürer and his world, seen in a selection from the best drawings collection in France outside the Louvre.

This exhibition of German drawings is centered on Albrecht Dürer and his world, seen in a selection from the best drawings collection in France outside the Louvre. A central figure of Renaissance humanism, Dürer revolutionized the arts of drawing, painting, and printmaking in Germany and throughout Europe. The exhibition explores Dürer and his legacy, including Dürer and the German Renaissance; German Mannerism and the princely courts; and artists of the Imperial court under Rudolf II. The exhibition presents new research and new discoveries to create a better understanding of an iconic artist, his world, and his legacy.

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