Ajman, 1970. Christmas. Albrecht Dürer, The Virgin with the Pear. Sc. 904.

Grenada, 1991. Christmas. Albrecht Dürer, The Adoration of Magi. Sc. 2027.

Uffizi Gallery, Florence
Foreign Masters

    Hall 20. Lucas Cranach (1472-1553). Adam and Eve, 1528. Lucas Cranach differs from his contemporary Dürer by his more direct relationship with the Gothic and expressionist tradition that characterizes the German Art. His figures show a more nervous stretching of animated forms, through a delicate and shiver sensuality.

Dahomey, 1972. Lucas Cranach, Adam. Sc. C167. Grenada, 1978. Christmas. Albrecht Dürer, The Virgin with the Pear. Sc. 904. Dahomey, 1972. Lucas Cranach, Eve. Sc. C168.

    Hall 20. Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528). The Adoration of Magi, 1504 (above, on the right of the title) and Virgin with the pear, 1526  (above, on the left of the title and below, on the souvenir sheet). Albrecht Dürer, the greatest German master of the 16th century, was formed by the engraver Marting Schongauer. He has early shown also remarkable qualities of a painter. He traveled through the whole Europe and was in contact with all artistic movements of his epoch. Influenced by different styles, especially by the venetian school, he also influenced the Italian painting of the 16th century .

Monaco, 1981. Rembrandt, Self-portrait. Sc. 1308. Ras al Khaima, 1968. Jean-Marc Nattier, Portrait of Marie-Adélaide de France as Flora. Yemen, 1968. Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin, Young Boy Playing Cards.

     Hall 44. Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 - 1669). Self-portrait of the Young Artist. Rembrandt was a Dutch Baroque artist, one of the greatest painters in the history of Western art. He possessed a profound understanding of human nature that was matched by a brilliant technique-not only in painting but in drawing and etching-and his work made an enormous impact on his contemporaries and influenced the style of many later artists.
     Hall 45. Jean-Marc Nattier (1685 - 1766). Portrait of Marie-Adélaide de France as Flora.
     Hall 45. Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin (1699 - 1779). Young Boy Playing Cards.

     Link: Rembrandt on this site

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