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The Circumcision of Christ by Albrecht Durer

The Circumcision of Christ
by Albrecht Durer

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Woodcut

1505

Edition Size: *

Image Size: 11 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches

Sheet Size: 11 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches

Signed In Plate

Condition: Excellent

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Original woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper. 

 Signed on the block with the artist’s monogram on a tablet lower right.

 A strong, dark 16th century/lifetime impression from the Latin Edition of 1511, with Latin letterpress text on the verso. One of 20 woodcuts (frontispiece and 19 plates) issued in the album The Life of the Virgin.

Catalog: Bartsch 86; Kurth 184; Meder 198; Panofsky 306; Strauss 98; Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 176.

11 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches

Trimmed down to or just outside the borderline on all four sides, otherwise in excellent condition.

Collections in which impressions of this woodcut from this edition can be found: Rijksmuseum, Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam; Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturlesitz (Kupferstichkabinett), Berlin; Museum of Fine Arts (Department of Prints and Drawings), Boston; Herzog-Anton-Ulrich-Museum, Kupferstichkabinett, Braunschweig; Staastliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich; Germanisches Nationalmuseum (Graphische Sammlung), Nuremberg; Bibliothèque Nationale (Cabinet des Estampes), Paris; Bibliothek Otto Schäfer, Schweinfurt; Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna. 

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