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Self Portrait at Age 13: Albrecht Durer 1484

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Author:Ralph Martel
Description: A paper illustrated by a PowerPoint slide show to demonstrate how Albrecht Durer used geometry in his art work from the age of thirteen. This paper by Martel is one of a series that he is writing on mathematics and art. Suzanne Alejandre wrote a teaching activity focusing on the magic square that Durer included in his engraving Melancholia.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Articles
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry, Art

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