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Find out more about Dürer and the Netherlands

You can read online the catalogue supplement accompanying the National Gallery exhibition, The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist.  

Publication notes

To coincide with the The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist at the National Gallery, this supplement is exclusively published in the Gallery website. Featuring additional essays commissioned for the exhibition catalogue, this online publication includes contributions by international scholars Ellen Konowitz, Alexander Markschies, Christof Metzger, Birgit Ulrike Münch, Dagmar Preising, Jaco Rutgers, Thomas Schauerte and Christiaan Vogelaar. Find out more about the catalogue.

To cite this supplement we suggest

Susan Foister and Peter van den Brink (eds), Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist, online edn, National Gallery, London 2021 []

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Introduction to Dürer

Who was Albrecht Dürer? We take a first look at the artist.

Europe at the turn of the 15th century

During his lifetime Dürer witnessed some of European history's most significant milestones.

Nuremberg - Dürer's home

Location, location; find out why Nuremberg's character and position were so important for Dürer.

Dürer the printmaker

An introduction to printing techniques and a look into how Dürer took prints to a new level

Dürer's travels through his own words and sketches

'Why has God given me such magnificent talent?'

Vivid dreams, status anxiety, egocentricity and limitless curiosity laid bare in his own words.

Dürer's influence

Even if you don't know the name, chances are you've seen a reproduction of one of his prints. What is it about his work that has made it last?