Photo Gallery: How Did Dürer Work?

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The God of Colors Researchers Shed New Light on Artist Albrecht Dürer

Almost 500 years after the death of Albrecht Dürer, new details about the mysterious life of the Renaissance painter are coming to light. To uncover the secrets of his brilliant works, researchers have used X-rays and infrared cameras, uncovering information even about the sex life of the art world's first international star.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen