Albrecht Durer

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Noun1.Albrecht Durer - a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)Albrecht Durer - a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
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A man cannot tell whether Apelles, or Albert Durer, were the more trifler; whereof the one, would make a personage by geometrical proportions; the other, by taking the best parts out of divers faces, to make one excellent.
With the same marvellous patience, and with the same single shark's tooth, of his one poor jack-knife, he will carve you a bit of bone sculpture, not quite as workmanlike, but as close packed in its maziness of design, as the Greek savage, Achilles's shield; and full of barbaric spirit and suggestiveness, as the prints of that fine old Dutch savage, Albert Durer.
Bendey around 1902, a striking recent photo of sun dogs taken at Fargo, North Dakota (the phantom suns described in "Die Nebensonnen"), six rarely reprinted studies of pillows in pen and brown ink drawings by Albert Durer from 1493 (presumably not unlike the pillows mentioned in "Im Dorfe"), and even a few music examples, several of which are unfortunately bereft of clefs, meter signs, or key signatures.