. In the years 1513 and 1514, he completed the most significant engraving of his career, also known as his ‘master engravings’: Knight, Death and the Devil (1513), St. Jerome in his Study (1514) and Melencolia I (1514). The Small Passion is stated by all writers on the subject . A piece of the Triumphal Gate and the Triumphal March of Emperor Maximilian. This print represents the culmination of Dürer's abiding interest in the construction of the human body according to a formula or canon. Wolf, Norbert. There are also Albrecht Durer prints here. Amongst the works produced during this period are the 15 woodblocks, plus title page, illustrating the last book of the New Testament, The Revelations of Saint John the Divine, or The Apocalypse, foretelling the events that would take place on earth at the Second Coming of Christ. . Dürer once again traveled to Italy between 1505 and 1507. Albrecht Dürer, A Girl from Cologne and Agnes Dürer (recto), 1521, silverpoint on prepared paper, 13.5 x 19.6 cm (5 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. His paintings are rare in the art market given Dürer’s predominant occupation as a printmaker. ), Albertina, Vienna. These carefully delineated studies not only display the artist's facility with a pen, but also together create a witty trio of gesticulations. Dürer began the Large Passion c, 1496-97; Strauss thinks it quite possible that The Flagellation (Bartsch 8, Strauss 37),was the first print in the series. He remained in Nuremburg where he worked unremittingly, in spite of ill health from fever probably contracted in Zeeland, until his death in 1528. In 2013, Christie’s hosted an auction dedicated to Dürer prints. The four impressions of these blocks which were printed by Mr. Otley in his History of Engraving, (p. 730) show the extent of the damage which the blocks have suffered. In his Four Books on Human Proportion (1528), Dürer elaborated on the veracity of nature; this example vibrantly illustrates how the depicted object becomes the work of art itself. Shortly afterward he left on his first Italian journey. One of his best known paintings is Adam and Eve, 1504 which depicted the first full-scale nude subjects in German painting. This page from the sketchbook shows a portrait of a girl from Cologne, possibly the daughter of a cousin with whom he stayed. Between 1520 and 1521, laden down with prints and other artworks which he sold along the way to finance his trip, Dürer traveled from Nuremburg to Aachen in order to gain an audience with Charles V, the successor to Maximilian as Holy Roman Emperor, from whom his post and pension as court painter was ratified. Praying Hands is perhaps his most famous drawing. He was so justly proud of “Adam & Eve” that it is the only print to which he added his full name as signature. See also his animal drawings. Also produced during this period was “Saint Eustace” (S. 34). Because Dürer left autobiographical writings and became very famous by his mid-twenties, his life is well documented by several sources. ), Albertina, Vienna. [T]he present, it is believed makes the fourth edition of the genuine blocks. Though he never broke with Catholicism, Dürer was deeply involved in the religious controversy until his death. Koberger's most famous publication was the Nuremberg Chronicle, published in 1493 in German and Latin editions. The Lamentation (the Large Passion), c.1498-99, The Betrayal Of Christ (The Large Passion), 1510, Agony in the Garden (The Small Passion), 1612, The Rejection of Joachim's Offering (The Life of the Virgin), c. 1504, Christ Before Annas (The Small Passion), 1612, Christ Before Herod (The Small Passion), 1612, Christ Before Pilate (The Small Passion), 1612, Christ Crowned with Thorns (The Small Passion), 1612, Christ Taking Leave of His Mother (The Small Passion), 1612, Ecce Homo-Christ Presented to the People (The Small Passion), 1612, Hercules Conquering the Molionide Twins, 1496-1498, Noli Me Tangere (The Small Passion), 1612, Salome Presenting the Head of John the Baptist to Herodias, The Death of the Virgin, (Life of the Virgin), The Deposition or The Descent from the Cross (The Small Passion), 1612, The Flagellation (The Small Passion), 1612, The Holy Family with the Three Hares, c. 1496, The Lamentation (The Small Passion), 1612, The Mocking of Christ (The Small Passion), 1612, The Nailing to the Cross (The Small Passion), 1612, The Nativity of Christ - The Adoration of the Shepherds (The Small Passion), 1612, The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (The Life of the Virgin) c. 1505, Christ Appearing to His Mother (The Small Passion), 1612, Christ at Emmaus (The Small Passion), 1612, Christ Washing St. Peter's Feet (The Small Passion), 1612, Glorification of the Virgin (The Life of the Virgin), c. 1502, Madonna Queen of Angels (The Virgin Surrounded by Many Angels) 1518, Pilate Washing His Hands (The Small Passion), 1612, The Torture of St. John the Evangelist from The Apocalypse, The Latin Text Edition of 1498, The Adoration of the Shepherds (Nativity) (The Life of the Virgin), c. 1503, The Annunciation (The Life of the Virgin), c. 1503, The Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin, 1510, The Bearing of the Cross (The Small Passion), 1612, The Circumcision of Christ (The Life of the Virgin), c.1505, The Annunciation (The Small Passion), 1612, The Expulsion from Eden (The Small Passion), 1612, The Fall of Man (The Small Passion), 1612, The Flight into Egypt (The Life of the Virgin), c. 1503, The Holy Family with Five Angels, c. 1503-1504, The Last Supper (The Large Passion), 1510, The Mocking of Christ (The Small Passion), c. 1511, The Resurrection (The Small Passion), 1612, The Visitation (The Life of the Virgin), c. 1504, Deposition of Christ (The Large Passion), c. 1496-97, Saints Veronica, Peter, and Paul (The Small Passion), 1612, The Death of the Virgin (The Life of the Virgin), 1510, The Doubting Thomas or Christ Appearing to the Apostles (The Small Passion), 1612, Albrecht Dürer The Crucifixion (The Small Passion), 1509.