The brilliant and versatile German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) lived in the prosperous city of Nuremberg and is celebrated as one of the finest printmakers of all time. This exhibition of more than one hundred engravings, etchings, and woodcuts from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection spans Dürer’s entire career, from his apprenticeship through his death, and highlights the major themes of his art, including religious subjects such as the Passion and the Apocalypse. His lifetime coincides with the advent of the Protestant Reformation, and this exhibition explores how the religious turmoil affected both the artist and his art.

Organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum

Supporting Sponsor:
The Anne and Joe Russell Family


The Frist Art Museum gratefully acknowledges the generosity of our Picasso Circle members:

Ann and Frank Bumstead
Laura and John Chadwick
Rev. and Mrs. Fred Dettwiller
Sheryl and Steve Durham
Joel and Bernice Gordon
Mrs. Spencer Hays
Glenna and Sam Hazen
Martha R. Ingram

Nora and Kent Kirby
Dr. and Mrs. Howard S. Kirshner
Neil Krugman and Lee Pratt
Ben and Joan Rechter
Jan and Stephen Riven
Mrs. Virginia T. Severinghaus
Caroline and Danny Shaw
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Steele

This list is current as of August 10, 2020.


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