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Albrecht Dürer Coloring Book
Albrecht Dürer Coloring Book
Albrecht Dürer Coloring Book
Albrecht Dürer Coloring Book
Albrecht Dürer Coloring Book
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Albrecht Dürer Coloring Book

Casebound book with a special lay-flat binding and sturdy, flexible cover

108 pages with 50 images to color on high-quality paper

Size: 8½ x 11 in.

Coloring pages are blank on the back so they can be cut out and displayed.

ISBN 9780764978548

German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) is held up as perhaps the most significant artist of his time, particularly for his printmaking. The son of a Nuremberg goldsmith, Dürer was introduced early to the tools in his father’s trade, as he was expected, naturally, to also become a goldsmith. When he was finally allowed to train as an artist, Dürer entered an apprenticeship with Michael Wolgemut, whose workshop created woodcuts for Anton Koberger, a local publisher and also Dürer’s godfather. After four years, and with this strong artistic foundation, Dürer left Wolgemut’s studio and traveled throughout Europe, encountering artists whose influence would have a lasting impression on his work.

By age thirty, Dürer had already begun many of the works reprinted in this coloring book. Over the next few decades, he created woodcuts and engravings that revolutionized printmaking as a form of fine art. His technical brilliance grew, resulting in works that are considered a trio of masterpieces: Knight, Death, and the Devil; Melencolia I; and Saint Jerome in His Study. Along with these three engravings, we have included numerous independent prints and selections from his series the Apocalypse, the Small Passion, the Large Passion, the Engraved Passion, and the Life of the Virgin. Each is intense and fascinating.


  1. The Four Horsemen, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  2. The Apocalyptic Woman, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  3. Saint John Devouring the Book, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  4. Saint Michael Fighting the Dragon, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  5. The Four Avenging Angels, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  6. The Adoration of the Lamb, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  7. Saint John before God and the Elders, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  8. The Vision of the Seven Candlesticks, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  9. The Angel with the Key to the Bottomless Pit, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  10. The Babylonian Whore, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  11. The Opening of the Fifth and Sixth Seals, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  12. The Seven Trumpets, 1498, from the Apocalypse

  13. Nativity, 1509–1511, from the Small Passion

  14. Saint Jerome in His Study, 1514

  15. Saint Jerome in His Cell, 1511

  16. Saint Jerome in a Cave, 1512

  17. Saint Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness, c. 1496

  18. Triumphal Arch of Maximilian I (detail), 1515

  19. Triumphal Arch of Maximilian I (detail), 1515

  20. Triumphal Arch of Maximilian I (detail), 1515

  21. Portrait of Emperor Maximilian I, 1519

  22. Triumph of the Emperor Maximilian I (detail), c. 1516–1519

  23. Rhinoceros, 1515

  24. Melencolia I, 1514

  25. The Fall of Man (Adam and Eve), 1504

  26. Last Supper, 1510, from the Large Passion

  27. Knight, Death, and the Devil, 1513

  28. Saint George on Horseback, 1508

  29. The Prodigal Son amid the Swine, 1496

  30. Erasmus of Rotterdam, 1526

  31. The Trinity, 1511

  32. Engraving by Georg Paul Buchner (German, 1780–?), n.d., after Albrecht Dürer’s painting Self-Portrait in Fur Coat, 1500

  33. Joachim and the Angel, c. 1504, from the Life of the Virgin

  34. Joachim and Anna Meeting at the Golden Gate, 1504, from the Life of the Virgin

  35. The Abduction, 1516

  36. The Sea Monster, 1498

  37. Pilate Washing His Hands, 1512, from the Engraved Passion

  38. Harrowing of Hell (Christ in Limbo), 1510, from the Large Passion

  39. Flight into Egypt, c. 1504, from the Life of the Virgin

  40. Saint Anthony, 1519

  41. The Combat of Virtue and Pleasure in the Presence of Hercules, 1498–1499

  42. Samson Rending the Lion, 1497–1498

  43. Saint Eustace, c. 1501

  44. The Nativity, 1504

  45. Nativity, c. 1502–1503, from the Life of the Virgin

  46. Holy Family with Three Hares, c. 1497

  47. Saint Christopher, 1511

  48. Christ Taking Leave from His Mother, c. 1503–1504, from the Life of the Virgin

  49. Agony in the Garden, c. 1497, from the Large Passion

  50. Sojourn of the Holy Family in Egypt, c. 1501–1502, from the Life of the Virgin

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