called Placidas saw a vision of the crucified Christ
appear between the antlers of a stag he was hunting.
Upon hearing God’s voice spoken by the animal,
‘O Placidas, why pursuest thou me?'”
Even if you don’t know the name, chances are you’ve seen a reproduction of one of his prints. What is it about his work that has made it last? Through paintings, drawings, prints, and letters, our exhibition ‘Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist’ brings to life this art history megastar and the people and places he visited.
‘The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist’ Until 27 February 2022, The National Galllery