Madonna on the Crescent (Life of the Virgin)

about 1511
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 076; Meder 188, 1511 edition with Latin text

Dimensions

Block: 20.3 x 19.6 cm (8 x 7 11/16 in.) Sheet: 38.2 x 23.8 cm (15 1/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.213

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In graphite on verso: 20B1.; B76-95; 24742/DWZ; B6; CZZ

Markings

Brown ink stamp: Tomas Harris
Brown ink stamp: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Provenance

Tomás Harris (England, 1908-1964); purchased through P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London by MFA April 10,1968

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard