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Albrecht Dürer

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Biography - Albrecht Dürer:

German painter, printmaker and theorist.
Born: 1471 - Died: 1528
Period:
16th century
15th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.
Albrecht Dürer



Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.

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Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Denn wahrhaftig steckt die Kunst in der Natur. Wer sie heraus kann reißen, der hat sie.”
Albrecht Dürer

French
Car, en vérité, l'art y est, dans la nature, et celui qui d'un trait peut l'en faire sortir, il le tient.”
Albrecht Dürer




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See also...



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There are unknown forces in nature when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.”
Auguste Rodin

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Nature is truth. Art is the highest truth.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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The mission of art is not to copy nature, but to express it!”
Honore de Balzac

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Art is the transition from nature to education, and from education to nature.”
Friedrich Hölderlin




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Quotes for: art

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My trade and art is to live.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.”
Vincent Willem van Gogh
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.”
Pablo Picasso
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.”
Marcus Aurelius
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A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.”
Oscar Wilde
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Quotes about nature:



Quotes for: nature

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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.”
Francis Bacon
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.”
Edvard Munch
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Nature does nothing in vain.”
Aristotle
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Albrecht Dürer also said...


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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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What beauty is, I know not.”
Albrecht Dürer
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As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.”
Albrecht Dürer
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What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things.”
Albrecht Dürer
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No single man can be taken as a model for a perfect figure, for no man lives on earth who is endowed with the whole of beauty.”
Albrecht Dürer
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Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence.”
Albrecht Dürer
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