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Dürer

[doo r-er, dyoo r-; German dy-ruh r] /ˈdʊər ər, ˈdyʊər-; German ˈdü rər/
noun
1.
Albrecht
[ahl-brekht] /ˈɑl brɛxt/ (Show IPA),
1471–1528, German painter and engraver.
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  • durer, deeply moved by the thought of the time, put its very essence into his works.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • Such a subject gave durer ample scope for the use of his imagination.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • This has to be looked upon, and in a more terrible shape than ever Salvator or durer saw it.

  • In 1509 durer bought the durer-haus and took his aged mother to live with him there.

    The Story of Nuremberg Cecil Headlam
  • "But that has been done already by an obscure artist by the name of durer," said he.

  • In this, as in the Schreyertomb, it is usual to trace the influence of durer on the sculptor.

    The Story of Nuremberg Cecil Headlam
  • It could be called the design of an uncertain, primitive durer with an opium-steeped brain.

    Against The Grain Joris-Karl Huysmans
  • When her face wore that expression, it had a look of durer's "Melancolia."

    The Gadfly E. L. Voynich
  • Instead of going to some large publishing house, as we to-day do, durer had a press set up in his own house.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
British Dictionary definitions for durer

Dürer

/German ˈdyːrər/
noun
1.
Albrecht (ˈalbrɛçt). 1471–1528, German painter and engraver, regarded as the greatest artist of the German Renaissance and noted particularly as a draughtsman and for his copper engravings and woodcuts
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