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

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.”

My Brother’s Hands - True Story - Albrecht Durer - "the praying hands" Read the story if you don't know it.

My Brother’s Hands - True Story - Albrecht Durer - "the praying hands" Read the story if you don't know it.

Marie Dauenheimer's Art and Anatomy Blog: Albrecht Durer: Master Drawings, Watercolors and Prints from the Albertina

Marie Dauenheimer's Art and Anatomy Blog: Albrecht Durer: Master Drawings, Watercolors and Prints from the Albertina

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

In the late fifteenth century, Albrecht Durer and his friend, Franz Knigstein, were studying to be artists...

SACRIFICE

In the late fifteenth century, Albrecht Durer and his friend, Franz Knigstein, were studying to be artists...

Dearest Heavenly Father, I come before You on behalf of the people of America, Lord I ask that You open hearts all across this great Country that was founded on, and built on You, I ask that You guide Americans as they cast their vote in the elections, that they choose candidates that honor You and Your Word, Thankyou Lord, in Jesus' Precious Holy Name I pray, Amen

Dearest Heavenly Father, I come before You on behalf of the people of America, Lord I ask that You open hearts all across this great Country that was founded on, and built on You, I ask that You guide Americans as they cast their vote in the elections, that they choose candidates that honor You and Your Word, Thankyou Lord, in Jesus' Precious Holy Name I pray, Amen

Albrecht Dürer ~ Hands of an Apostle (Study for 'Heller Altarpiece'), 1508

Albrecht Dürer ~ Hands of an Apostle (Study for 'Heller Altarpiece'), 1508

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