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Albrecht Dürer

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Biography - Albrecht Dürer:

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

What beauty is, I know not.



(German, French)

Was aber die Schönheit sei, daß weiß ich nit.

Ce qu'est la beauté, je l'ignore.

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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.

Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.


Albrecht Dürer also said...

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

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.

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.

What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things.

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.

Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence.

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