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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 188. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 20, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1556.

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Headlam, Cecil. (1899). The story of Nuremberg - Page 188. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1556

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Title The story of Nuremberg
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Headlam, Cecil
Contributor (Local)
  • James, H. M.
Publisher J. M. Dent & Co.
Date 1899
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Nuremberg, Germany
Genre (AAT)
  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • illustrations (layout features)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 303 pages; 18 cm
Original Item Location DD901.N93 H4 1899
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1684865~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
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Transcript The st Nuremberg co|'i ! : this purpose he turned to account his fiy studies of Nuremberg scenery and his charming d\ . N^ emberg, the Pegnitz, and the houses to which 1 of his works soon followed OH and proved his popularity. Literary piracy, it will be seen, if not actable, is at any rate of some antiquity. M was bus)' painting the portraits oi members ot families, of his father, of him- must not seek in Nuremberg, but an example inting at I period (circa 1500), is to be found in the Pieta, now in the (German Museum. In painting, it was Durer's rule to deal onlv with sacred subjects or port: The much damaged and inferior wot . des with Stymphalian Birds," in the same museum fol an inte: tMM to this rule. But in avings Durer did not confine himself to any one fttCCt2 sacred and secular history, mytholo sassa, tassTe, humour, architecture, land and water ; eat portraits, all formed material for his receptive and strenuous mind. His humour ID • idicd in his designs for Maximilin k of Hours," and there, too, his mordant satire lashes the fault- women and thegaucheries ot proud and foolish petsai We ha\e already bad oocasi 1 to the circle in which Durer moved in th ; but special mention should here be made ot Willibald Pirkhcimer, his great friend and patron, the most generous M of sciences and art in Nurem Scholar and states- m in, writer, orator, and soldier, his house and splendid library in the Herrenmarkt was the centre of intellectual activity in (rennaii], sod the chk the 1 ill m I., Com nus Hesse, Luther and Melanchthon, and especially Ulrich \on Hutten and Durer were among his most favoured and frequent guests. He was a constant correspondent