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Der Ritter vom Turn (The Knight of the Tower)

Illustrated by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Author Geoffroy de Latour Landry (14th century), Printer Johann Knoblouch (German, died in 1528)

Place of Publication: Strassburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Murray, German, 237 (this copy); Meder, Books, VI; Schmidt, Knobloch, 172


Overall: 19.9 x 15.1 x 2.5 cm (7 13/16 x 5 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 46 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Strassburg: Johann Knoblouch, 1519) Quarto; 120 leaves [lacking 13, supplied in facsimile, including six of 46 illustrations]; modern blue-gray paper boards.

Strassburg: Johann Knoblouch, 1519


Pirovano; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), his German catalogue #237; Edouard Rahir; E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, from whom purchased by MFA, April 14, 1938.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis