Dürer's Rhinoceros The rhinoceros The first known print of the rhinoceros is a rather primitive woodcut which illustrates a poem by Giovanni Giacomo Penni published in Rome in July 1515. (Biblioteca Colombina, Seville). On 20 May 1515, an Indian rhinoceros arrived in Lisbon from the Far East. In early 1514, Afonso de Albuquerque, governor of Portuguese India, sent ambassadors to Sultan Muzafar II, ruler of Cambay (modern Gujarat), to seek permission to build a fort on the island of Diu. The mission returned without an agreement, but diplomatic gifts were exchanged, including the rhinoceros. At that time, the rulers of different countries would occasionally send each other exotic animals to be kept in a menagerie. After a relatively fast voyage of 120 days, the rhinoceros was finally unloaded in Portugal, near the site where the Manueline Belém Tower was under construction. Dürer's woodcut The German inscription on the woodcut, drawing largely from Pliny's account, reads:
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Albrecht Dürer's House General Information on Albrecht Dürer's House "Back to Dürer" - this is the motto of Albrecht Dürer's House, presenting the living and working quarters of the great artist, Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528). The museum shows all facets of Dürer and his work. In the screening room, the multivision show "Albertus Durer Noricus" allows a unique novel view of Dürer's work. After this introduction, a tour takes visitors through all four floors of the house which was Dürer's residence between 1509 and 1528. By the way: the lady of the house will guide visitors through her home in person. Costumed Guided Tour with Agnes Dürer <
Dürer's Magic Square Dürer's magic square is a magic square with magic constant 34 used in an engraving entitled Melancholia I by Albrecht Dürer (The British Museum, Burton 1989, Gellert et al. 1989). The engraving shows a disorganized jumble of scientific equipment lying unused while an intellectual sits absorbed in thought. Dürer's magic square is located in the upper right-hand corner of the engraving. The numbers 15 and 14 appear in the middle of the bottom row, indicating the date of the engraving, 1514. Dürer's magic square has the additional property that the sums in any of the four quadrants, as well as the sum of the middle four numbers, are all 34 (Hunter and Madachy 1975, p. 24).
Locations de vacances, maisons, appartements et chambres d'hôtes à louer - Airbnb Albrecht Durer - The complete works File:Durer lions (sketch).jpg Appartement 1 chambre à West Village à New York We are renting our beautiful / clean top floor (5th floor) west village apartment. The apartment has lots of natural light with Manhattan view from the windows. This building was built in the 1880's and has accommodated artists, musicians, poets living in the West Village area. Extremely good location in the best part of Manhattan - area in / next to Meatpacking district, Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Tribeca. The neighborhood is full of nice restaurants, cafes, shops, grocery stores, cheese stores, wine shops, parks etc. 2 minute walk to almost all Subway stops A, B, C, D, E, F, M, 1, 2, 3. Washington Park and NYU is 4 minutes walk and 14 street to Brooklyn L-train is 12 min walk. We have a double bed for two and a comfortable sofa bed in case of 3 people. The kitchen is equipped with toaster, coffee maker, smoothie blender frying pans etc. There is AC for those lovely, hot New York City summer nights.
Atelier de la peintre russe Marie Vassilieff Picasso, Matisse, Soutine, Modigliani, Appolinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Max Jacob... Les plus grands artistes du siècle dernier ont fréquenté cette villa nichée dans une ruelle bucolique de Montparnasse. A l'époque, la villa abritait l'atelier de la peintre et sculptrice russe Marie Vassilieff (1884-1957) mais aussi une cantine ouverte par l'artiste. Par la suite, elle a accueilli le musée du Montparnasse qui a fermé ses portes en 2013. Expositions et résidences d'artistes Le lieu a bien failli disparaître mais il renaît grâce à l'association Bétonsalon qui s'est vu confier les clés par la Ville de Paris, propriétaire de la villa. La Villa Vassilieff © France 3 Ile-de-France Un lieu atypique "C'est un lieu atypique où on ne viendra pas seulement pour l'art" confie Virginie Bobin, en charge de la programmation. L'équipe de Bétonsalon a choisi d'en faire un "lieu de vie pour tous, les artistes, le public, les passants". Une salle d'exposition de la Villa Vassilieff
Dürer, Albrecht Timeline: Northern Renaissance I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men. -- Dürer, Four Books on Human Proportions, 1528 Dürer, Albrecht (b. Born in Nürnberg as the third son of the Hungarian goldsmith Albrecht Dürer. During 1513 and 1514 Dürer created the greatest of his copperplate engravings: the Knight, St. The Seven Sorrows of the Virgin c. 1496-97 (200 kB); Oil on panel, Central panel 109 x 43 cm; Alte Pinakothek, Munich; Side panels 63 x 46 cm; Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden St. The Paumgartner Altarpiece c. 1498-1504 (150 kB); Oil on panel, Central panel 155 x 126 cm; Side panels 157 x 61 cm; Alte Pinakothek, Munich A Young Hare 1502 (140 kB); Watercolor and gouache on paper, 25 x 23 cm; Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna The Large Turf 1503 (180 kB); Watercolor and gouache on paper, 41 x 32 cm; Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna The Adoration of the Magi 1504 (60 kB); Oil on wood; Uffizi La Fete du rosaire (1506).
Outdoor Rooftop Bar, Club, Restaurant NYC New York | 230 Fifth Van Gogh - Le premier film entièrement peint. Autoportrait cinématographique. Back in 2014, Oscar-winning studio Breakthru Films began work on the world’s first fully painted feature-length film – and with this beautiful new trailer, they offer a first look at what you can expect from the landmark project. Loving Vincent not only brings the works of Vincent Van Gogh to life, it also tells the story of the artist’s life and death through fictional interviews with the characters in his paintings. The film will use a new oil painting for each shot, with movement added from one frame to the next by a painter’s brush. So far, around 100 artists have taken part in the project, with more than 56,000 paintings needed to fill the film’s running time. Loving Vincent is being directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman and stars Aidan Turner, Saoirse Ronan and Helen McCrory.