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Albrecht Dürer the Elder

1644
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian (active in Germany, Netherlands, England), 1607–1677), Copied after Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Parthey 1389; Pennington 1389 ii/ii

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.7 x 16.6 cm (8 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.) Sheet: 25.3 x 18.2 cm (9 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M46

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

upper left to upper right: 1497. ALBRECHT THVRER. DER . ELDER . VI ID. ALT 70 JOR; lower left to lower right, below image: NOBILI ET MAGNIFICO D.NO DNO IOHANNI MAXIMILIANO/ZUM JUNGEN, Nobilifsima & Florentifsima Reipublica Francofurtenfis ad Moenum Confuli/Seniori etc. Dno & Patrono fus maximo; Gratitudinis ergo, (has duas) Patris & Fily Durerum Effi-/gies, ab Alberto Iuniore olim depicitas, & nunc a Wenceflao Hollar Bohémo Aqua forti aeri ins/fculptas, Henrious van der Borcht Iunior hunillimæ offert et dedicat, Anno, 1644.; lower left: Albertus Durerus pinxit

Signed

lower right: W. Hollar fecit.

Markings

verso: MFA sticker with accession number in ink: 46; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in in: 46.; in black ink: Sumner Bequest; in graphite: [?]

Provenance

Acquired April 27, 1874

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Sumner