Why did Albrecht draw the hands of his brother?
To pay kind of tribute to Albert for all his sacrifice, Albrecht painted his brother’s hardened hands pointing towards the sky. He called his powerful painting very simply: “Hands”. … The Dürer family actually had 18 children, but they never had 18 children at the same time. Because they never lived long.
What artists draw hands?
Drawing Hands is a lithograph by the Dutch artist M. C. Escher first printed in January 1948.