Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Engravings of Albrecht Durer

The Engravings of Albrecht Durer (1904)

The books contains reproductions of some of Durer's engravings along with detailed notes on each one and an essay on Durer in the back of the book. Of course you can find better art images online, but the essays and notes are very useful! One of the plates included is the famous depiction of St. Jerome in his study, accompanied by his famous lion. Here is a detail of Jerome using a high-quality scan of the image at Wikipedia:


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