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Soldiers under the cross (1489) by Albrecht Durer

Original price $77.00
Original price $77.00 - Original price $957.00
Original price $77.00
Current price $53.90
$53.90 - $957.00
Current price $53.90
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Print Size: 8" x 10"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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Albrecht Dürer's "Soldiers under the Cross" (1489): A Haunting Depiction of Faith, Suffering, and Redemption

Step into the profound world of Albrecht Dürer's "Soldiers under the Cross," a captivating engraving that captures the raw emotions and complexities of the crucifixion. This masterful work, created during Dürer's early career, showcases his exceptional skills as an artist and engraver.

Dürer's Technique: Precision and Emotional Depth

Dürer's meticulous engraving technique brings forth intricate details and a sense of realism that draws viewers into the scene. The fine lines and cross-hatching create a sense of depth and texture, enhancing the emotional impact of the subject matter.

The Soldiers: Witnesses to Suffering and Redemption

The engraving depicts two soldiers, one on horseback and the other on foot, standing beneath the cross. Their expressions convey a mix of awe, pity, and resignation. The soldier on horseback gazes upward, his eyes fixed on the crucified Christ, while the one on foot averts his gaze, his face etched with sorrow.

Symbolism and Meaning: The Power of Faith and the Human Condition

Dürer's engraving goes beyond a mere depiction of the crucifixion. It explores the themes of faith, suffering, and redemption. The soldiers represent humanity, witnessing the ultimate sacrifice of Christ. Their reactions reflect the range of human emotions in the face of adversity – from disbelief to compassion.

Artistic Context: Dürer's Early Masterpiece

"Soldiers under the Cross" was created during Dürer's early career, around 1489. It showcases his exceptional talent and the influence of the Northern Renaissance style. This engraving established Dürer as a rising star in the art world, paving the way for his future masterpieces.

A Timeless Masterpiece: Exploring the Human Experience

Dürer's "Soldiers under the Cross" continues to resonate with viewers centuries after its creation. It offers a poignant meditation on the human condition, the power of faith, and the enduring struggle between suffering and redemption. This engraving invites us to contemplate the complexities of the human experience and the timeless search for meaning.

Experience Dürer's Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This high-quality print captures the intricate details and emotional depth of Dürer's original engraving. "Soldiers under the Cross" becomes a powerful addition to your art collection, provoking thought, inspiring reflection, and reminding us of the enduring power of art.

Let Albrecht Dürer's "Soldiers under the Cross" spark meaningful conversations, ignite introspection, and connect you to the timeless themes of faith, suffering, and redemption.

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Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
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