The Holy Trinity

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The Holy Trinity represents the pinnacle of Dürer's achievement in woodcut. Using a system of parallel lines, crosshatching, and dashes of varying densities, he attained a wide range of tone and an extremely subtle representation of three-dimensional forms and spatial depth. In addition, he utilized white areas of the paper to heighten parts of the composition for an intensely dramatic effect.
The Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity


Albrecht Dürer

(German, 1471–1528)
Germany, 16th century

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