Dürer was a renaissance genius, leaving his mark not only in art but also as a humanist thinker and scientific researcher. His illustrations and understanding of proportions and geometry were ahead of his time.
His name fits in with the likes of Leonardo da Vinci.
The works to be exhibited were made with techniques such as engraving and etching.
Dürer learned the tricks of the goldsmith trade with his father before becoming a student of the painter Michael Wolgemut.
Dürer’s career consisted of engraving metal and wood, oil painting, watercolor and drawing.