DüRER’S JOURNEYS: TRAVELS OF A RENAISSANCE ARTIST REVIEW – ALL OVER THE PLACE

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) was the most intrepid traveller in the history of art. From his home city of Nuremberg he crossed the Alps more than once in treacherous conditions, staying in icy mountain shelters. The ship on which he sailed for six days to see a beached whale in Zeeland was almost lost in a winter storm. He lived in Venice in times of cholera, and possibly picked up malaria on a tri...

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