A little-known collector and the early reception of Dürer's self-portraitsa document in the Stadtbibliothek, Nuremburg, provides evidence that the collector Georg Römer owned a self-portrait by Albrecht Dürer in the 1550s : he seems to have made a life-time bequest of the work to the city, perhaps to encourage the formation of a gallery of famous artists that would parallel his commission of the first German collection of artists' lives

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Published in:The Burlington magazine 162(2020), 1403, Seite 108-114
Main Author: Meurer, Susanne (Author, VerfasserIn)
Other Authors: Römer, Georg (SammlerIn)
Document Type: Article
Published: 2020
Related Items:Enthalten in: The Burlington magazine
Author Notes:by Susanne Meurer
Physical Description:Illustrationen