Five Male Nudes (1526) by Albrecht Durer

Five Male Nudes - Albrecht Durer - 1526

Artwork Information

TitleFive Male Nudes
ArtistAlbrecht Durer
Art MovementNorthern Renaissance
Current LocationKupferstichkabinett Berlin, Berlin, Germany

About Five Male Nudes

“Five Male Nudes” is an artwork by Albrecht Dürer dated to 1526. This pen drawing is part of the Northern Renaissance art movement and falls under the genre of nude painting (nu). The piece is currently held at the Kupferstichkabinett Berlin in Berlin, Germany.

The drawing portrays five male figures in various poses, with intricate attention to the muscular and anatomical details of the human form. Each figure presents a different posture, ranging from standing to kneeling, which showcases Dürer’s skill in depicting the human body from diverse perspectives. The figures appear to be engaged in a dynamic scene, perhaps illustrating a narrative or conveying a range of emotions. Some are interacting with each other, while others seem isolated in their gestures. The work emphasizes Dürer’s exemplary draftsmanship and his detailed study of human anatomy, echoing the scientific and exploratory spirit of the Renaissance era.

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