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[Saint Christopher]

Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528, printmaker.

Available at Special Collections  SPECIAL COLLECTIONS - CONTACT REFERENCE  (2011.PR.36* )()

  • Title:
    [Saint Christopher]
  • Author/Creator: Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528, printmaker.
  • Creation Date: 1511
  • Physical Desc.: 1 print : woodcut, b&w ; 21.3 x 21.2 cm..
  • Summary: In this woodcut, Saint Christopher is shown crossing a river, his cape flying out behind him, with the Christ Child riding atop his back. A hermit stands in the far right within a hilly landscape.
  • Notes: Watermark.
    Date on the block.
    Collection of August Laube, Zürich, Switzerland. Collector's mark "GW" on verso.
  • References: Bartsch. Le peintre graveur, VII: 136, 103; Schoch. Albrecht Dürer, II:228
  • Form/Genre: Prints -- Germany -- 16th century
    Woodcuts -- Germany -- 16th century
  • Subjects: Christopher, Saint Christian saints
  • Contributors: August Laube Buch- und Kunstantiquariat, former owner.
  • Collection: Prints collection (Getty Research Institute)
  • ID/Accession Number: 2958-032
    2011.PR.36*
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 768436912

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