The Feast of the Rosary


size(cm): 45x50
Price:
Sale price$222.00 USD

Description

The painting The Feast of the Rosary by Albrecht Dürer is a remarkable work of art for several reasons. First of all, it is one of the greatest works of the German artist.

Second, the painting exemplifies the Nordic Renaissance style, which is characterized by detailed attention to form and texture, as well as the use of perspective and proportion.

Third, the work presents a complex composition that represents various episodes in the life of Christ, such as the Annunciation, the Nativity and the Resurrection. The central scene shows the Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus while an angel crowns Mary with roses.

Finally, the painting has been the subject of controversy and debate among experts due to its date of creation. Although the work is believed to have been painted between 1506 and 1508, some scholars have questioned this dating and have proposed earlier or later dates.

This stunning work of art made use of mixed media on poplar and is considered by some art historians to be one of Albrecht Durer's greatest paintings.

The Fiesta Del Rosario ranks no. 83 on the list of famous paintings 

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