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An ‘Imitation of Christ’ or an ‘Act of Blasphemy’?

Interpreting Albrecht Dürer’s Self Portrait, 1500

Albrecht Dürer’s self-portraits. Source-Wikipedia

In an era where painters didn’t even sign their artworks, leave aside the self-portraits, there was a German Renaissance painter, Albrecht Dürer, who rejected the conventional path and was far ahead of his time.

One subject fascinated him above all: himself.

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