The Sea Monster

about 1498
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 071; Meder 66b-c

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.6 x 18.7 cm (9 11/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.183

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

verso, in graphite: a. 71, C. 26086, B. 71

Markings

Brown ink stamp from the collection of Tomas Harris.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with a Centennial Gift from Landon T. Clay