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Dand#252;rer 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 Dand#252;rer, 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 known 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 not been widely explored.

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Stijn Alsteens is curator and Freyda Spira is assistant curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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ISBN:
9780300179514
Author:
Alsteens, Stijn
Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
Author:
Speyra, Freyda
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
307 color illus.
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10 x 9.5 in

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