Albrecht Dürer and the embodiment of genius : decorating museums in the nineteenth century /

"Explores the complex posthumous reception of Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) as the embodiment of Germany's past artistic greatness and its current cultural aspirations and as a creative and moral examplar for contemporary artists and museum visitors"--

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Main Author: Smith, Jeffrey Chipps, 1951- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2020]
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Table of Contents:
  • Preludes
  • Self-fashioning and the early cult of Albrecht Dürer
  • The Alte Pinakothek in Munich
  • The Alte Pinakothek's direct heirs
  • Dürer, Raphael, and Holbein in early civic and princely institutions : Frankfurt and Karlsruhe
  • Dürer and Germania in Berlin
  • The figured façade, or Dürer accompanied
  • Stairs to immortality
  • Dürer, Emperor Maximilian I, and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.