Emperor Maximilian I and the Art of Düregor

Emperor Maximilian I and the Art of Düregor

The exhibition in Albertine depicts Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) as the greatest deputy and customer Albrecht Dürer.

Emperor Maximilian I treated the number of the most brilliant rulers from the Dynasty of the Habsburgs. He was not only the "last knight", but also a self-assignment master. In the end of the Middle Ages, the best artists of their time helped him, at the head of which Albrecht Durer stood. With the help of a large variety of paintings, schedule, chasing and sculptures he erected a majestic monument to his dynasty. Maximilian was the first regent that purposefully used his registered works in order to propaganda.

Emperor Maximilian I and the Art of Düregor

Albertina keeps many of the largest works promoting "Mark Maximilian", which will be demonstrated from September 2012 and January 2013 during the exhibition "Emperor Maximilian I and the Art of Dürer Times". The exposition presents a total of 340 works of the most important artists about 1500: Albrecht Durer, Albrecht Altdorfer, Hans Burgkmayr and Bernhard Strigel. The vertex of the works presented at the exhibition is written by Albrecht Altdorfer and his workshop "Triumphal march": frieze with picturesque images on parchment, the initial length of which is 100 meters. Albertina has a full second half of more than 50 meters long, which is demonstrated in a specially manufactured 54-meter showcase.

The exhibition will last from 14.09.2012 at 06.01.2013.
Address Museum Albertina: Albertinaplatz 1

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