Double Goblet (1526) by Albrecht Durer

Double Goblet - Albrecht Durer - 1526

Artwork Information

TitleDouble Goblet
ArtistAlbrecht Durer
Art MovementNorthern Renaissance
Current LocationAlbertina, Vienna, Austria

About Double Goblet

“Double Goblet” is an artwork by Albrecht Dürer, a celebrated artist of the Northern Renaissance, created in the year 1526. It is categorized as a design piece and is currently housed at the Albertina in Vienna, Austria. This particular piece exemplifies the detailed artistry and design characteristic of the Renaissance period.

The artwork depicts an intricate goblet with a symmetrical design that seems to play with visual perspective. It features a stem decorated with a cross-hatched pattern, supporting a central orb flanked by large decorated disks. These elements are adorned with ornate scrolls and foliage motifs, common in the decorative arts of the Northern Renaissance. The goblet stands on a base containing a series of smaller spheres, contributing to the overall sense of proportion and balance within the piece. Dürer’s precision with lines and shading is evident, highlighting his mastery of engraving techniques and his ability to create texture and depth on a two-dimensional surface. The date “1526” is inscribed near the bottom of the composition, marking the creation of this meticulously crafted design.

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