Published on March 17th, 2015 | by Marius


Albrecht Diirer, Renaissance master engraving, Cluj

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Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania / Merkur More / Silvia Travelling Art

in collaboration with the Municipality of Cluj-Napoca, German Cultural Centre and Goethe-Zentrum Cluj

presents the exhibition


MASTER Renaissance engraving

The Ethnographic Museum open during 26 March – 7 June 2015 (Ma-On, hours 9.00-17.00).

In this exhibition are presented 111 prints ale he Albrect DÜRER, Amand Durand printed original copper plates made by German artist.

This action by Amand Durand was made following a request submitted by Georges Duplessis, Prints director of the National Library of France, by French Government, in the latter part of the nineteenth century.

In the same context, Amand Durand more stamps printed by Martin Shongauer plates, Lucas van Leyden, Rembrandt van Rijn şi alţii. Georges Duplessis este autorul volumului The Work of Albert Dürer (Paris, Amand-Durand, 1877).


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Albrecht Dürer


1471 – Albrecht Dürer was năcut in 21 more, being the third son of the eighteen children of Albrecht Dürer Ajtósi, original builder of the Kingdom of Hungary, established in Nuremberg, His father was a goldsmith, and the young Dürer was his apprentice.

1486 – Albrecht becomes a disciple of the great painter Michael Wolgemut.

1490 – Dürer's father sends him to Basel, Colmar and Strasbourg to learn from other masters of the day.

1494 – Dürer in Nuremberg returns and marries aggression Frey, daughter of a wealthy merchant. To avoid the plague, leave for Italy where he studied the works of Renaissance masters, in particular by Andrea Mantegna.

1495 – Dürer returned to Nuremberg where he opened a workshop woodcut.

1495 – Post Apocalypse woodcuts series, that makes it famous. Lay the foundation for a lifelong friendship with the humanist and imperial councilor in Nuremberg, Willibard Pirkheimer.

1505 – Dürer fleeing the plague, traveling to Bologna, Florence and Rome, but in Venice spend the most time. There Venetian aristocracy know and become familiar with the art of Leonardo and Raphael.

1507 – On the way to Nuremberg, Dürer painted his famous landscapes in watercolor.

1509 – Buy a stately residence in Nuremberg, which will become one of the museums Dürer. At the same time became a member of the Grand Council of the City.

1512 – Dürer working as an illustrator of books for Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.

1513/14 – Three famous engravings: Knight, Death and the Devil, St. Jerome and Melancholy.

1515 – Dürer's King gives an annual pension of 100 The currency de.

1518 – Dürer is commissioned by the Imperial Diet of Augsburg (Reichtag) to paint portraits of influential people, including merchant Jakob Fugger, had most of his time.

1519 – He painted many portraits of his employer, Maximilian, who died in January.

1520 – In July, again avoiding the plague, leaving his wife and his sujnica Netherlands, which calls for continued its annual forceps Maximilian's successor, Charles V. He follows the young king in Antwerp, Brussels şi Cologne.

1521 – Dürer and his wife spend spring in Antwerp, where he studied art Dutch, being impressed Lucas van Leyden's creation. According to his diary, Dürer painted in Antwerp twelve works. Shortly gets sick from malaria, suffered for life. She returned to Nuremberg in August.

1522 – Dürer solidarity with Luther and the Protestant Reformation.

1524 – Due reform movement, five painters "Godless" are brought to justice and exiled from the city; among them is the disciple of Dürer, Jörg Pencz şi discipolii Sai Barthel şi Sebald.

1525 – His Xilographic, Jerome Andrae, arrested for participating in peasant revolution. Dürer ISI Pública tratatul instruction of measurement with a compass and straightedge in lines, Levels and whole carcass (About measurement with compass and spirit level generally planar and volume).

1526 – Dürer painted one of his last works of art, The four apostles

1527 – Dürer scrie Several lessons for fixing the Stett, Castle and stains (Lessons for strengthening cities, castles and spaces), a military treaty dedicated to the King of Bohemia, brother King.

1528 – The four books on human proportions, Four Books of Human Proportion sunt Publicate posthumously. Dürer died on 6 April and is buried in the cemetery of the church "St.. Johannis "in Nuremberg. When he died, Dürer was one hundred richest citizens of the town, SOTI is (The couple remained childless) remaining with a fortune estimated at 100.000 read (relative to the current currency).

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