Albrecht Durer - Praying Hands - the story behind the image - One day, long ago, to pay homage to Albert for all that he had sacrificed, Albrecht Durer painstakingly drew his brother’s abused hands with palms together and thin fingers stretched skyward. He called his powerful drawing simply “Hands,” but the entire world almost immediately opened their hearts to his great masterpiece and renamed his tribute of love “The Praying Hands.”

Albrecht Dürer

Study of Praying Hands is a work by Albrecht Dürer that depicts an apostle's hands by the altar. Artist: Albrecht Dürer Location: Albertina, Vienna Dimensions: cm × cm in × in) Created: 1508 Subject: An apostle Period: The Renaissance

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I am thankful: For my eternal and abundant life in Jesus Christ. For my wonderful family: supportive husband, fabulous daughter and son, w.

Albrecht Durer (1471 -1528) - German painter, printmaker, engraver, mathematician, and theorist. The greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance. - Praying Hands - Links to Wikipedia not image)

Albrecht Durer - German painter, printmaker, engraver, mathematician, and theorist. The greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance. - Praying Hands - Links to Wikipedia not image)

Praying hands over bread and word of God with open heavens, prophetic art.

This reminds me of my grandfather at the table each morning. 1 Thessalonians Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of GOD in CHRIST JESUS for you.

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