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In this view of the Old Town, drawn by Pablo de la Riestra from a terrace outside the walls at Westtorgraben 15, Nuremberg appears as a kind of "floating Old Town oasis." It seems an island, shaped like half an oval, thus enabling the artist to give particular expression to the self-contained quality of the cityscape, with its medieval flavor.

Architectural draftsman
Pablo de la Riestra has lived and worked in Nuremberg since 2007. He
particularly associates his penchant for Gothic art with this city – a trait
that comes to the fore in his highly detailed drawings, his photographs and his
books.

Details

  • Title: Panorama of Nuremberg's Old Town from the West
  • Creator: Pablo de la Riestra
  • Date Created: 2009
  • Location: Nuremberg
  • Type: Graphic
  • Rights: Kunstsammlungen der Stadt Nürnberg, Inv.-Nr. Gr.A. 11793
  • Medium: Linocut, colored

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