- Publisher: National Gallery of Art
- Date published: 2013
- ISBN: 9783791352879
Washington DC: National Gallery of Art, 2013. Hardcover. VG+/VG, very slightest bit of curling at top front of dust jacket. Crisp and clean.. Beige cloth boards with brown text on spine, color-illustrated dust jacket. xi, 315 pp. Profusely illustrated with many beautiful repros. This book includes many of DÃ¼rer's most renowned masterpieces: his watercolors The Great Piece of Turf, A Blue Roller, and Left Wing of a Blue Roller; his chiaroscuro drawings Praying Hands and An Elderly Man of 93 Years; and his precocious silverpoint Self-Portrait at 13--along with numerous other works from the Albertina's collection. Beautifully reproduced, these images convey DÃ¼rer's fascination with the world around him and his extraordinary ability to bring that world to life. -Amazon.