Dürer's Hands

From his first extant sketch through his late-career investigations of human proportion, Albrecht Dürer often used himself as a model. Koerner, the author of a landmark book on self-portraiture, focuses on the earliest sketches Dürer made of his hands, examining the emergence of a quintessentially modern concept in art: the artwork as personal expression of its creator.

Joseph Leo Koerner, Professor of Art History, Courtauld Institute of Art
Foreword by Colin B. Bailey, Chief Curator of The Frick Collection
Softcover, 61 pages, black-and-white illustrations
The Council of The Frick Collection Lecture Series, The Frick Collection, 2006
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