Many critics have seen the image as one of a three-part group, along with the “Knight, Death and the Devil” (“Ritter, Tod und Teufel”) and his equally famous “Melencolia”.
"By this he was referring to the contrast of the Knight and his horse. 39). there were some people of 9/11 who helped on this day, without thinking about else, than just help victims. In subsequent decades, Dürer gained considerable renown in Italy, where even the art historian Giorgio Vasari — notably dismissive of artists from beyond Tuscany, let alone Italy — praised his ‘beautiful fantasies and inventions’. A brief return to Nuremberg to marry (his father having organised a wedding with Agnes Frey, a wealthy local merchant’s daughter) was followed by another trip: this time across the Alps to Venice. Dover Publications Inc. , 1970 • Heaton, Mary Margaret. This happens to be pretty much my favorite work of art (along with another Dürer work, his 'Melancholia'), which also is why I used it for my blog header.