Self-portrait with fur-trimmed robe, albrecht dürer, alte pinakothek, munich with this painting dürer, then 28 years old, created one of the most unusual works in portraiture history the frontality and the strong idealization are reminiscent of representations of christ, b.
With this painting dürer, then 28 years old, created one of the most unusual works in portraiture history the frontality and the strong idealization are reminiscent of representations of christ, both aspects however being inseparable from dürer's early studies of human proportion his gaze and his hand. Deals with contemporary attire in rembrandt's self- portraits, divided into fashionable, military and working dress the second part discusses the use of costumes that were not likely to have been actually worn by rem- brandt, and examines the possible sources at his disposal for the identification and interpretation of the. Self-portrait is a painting on wood panel by the german renaissance artist albrecht dürer painted early in 1500, just before his 29th birthday, it is the last of his three painted self-portraits art historians consider it the most personal, iconic and complex of his self-portraits the self-portrait is most remarkable because of its.
But albrecht dürer's self-portrait from 1500 would likely stop you dead in your tracks even if it did not play an important role in art history: it is a captivating, lush painting with a his face, slightly elongated, is symmetrical his long curly hair tumbles down onto a rich, velvety brown cloak, trimmed in fur.
Self-portrait with fur collar by albrecht durer (1500): interpretation of christ-like image: alte pinakothek, munich.