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Monday
Jun162008

ALBRECHT DURER

 

ALBRECHT DURER  one of the earliest Gemini media giants, perfected the manufacture and trade of the reproduced image, and launched several culturally influential images of Gemini itself. First, the widely-transmitted versions of the primal pair, the biblical Adam  and Eve.                                                                                                                                      adameve2.jpg

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And this image from the climax of the judeo-christian writings, the Saint as Voracious Reader.

 

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Durer was the first graphic entrepreneur, creating images for reproduction and distribution on a substantial scale.    The computer screen cannot do justice to these astonishing engravings, so I take the liberty to crop them badly. Seek out better examples at your local used book and print dealers. 

                                                                 

 

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    This is a great information and all the historically interested people would love it. I know my friends always want to found these type of article which gives them old historical images so now they can able to learn it easily.

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