The Circumcision from the Life of the Virgin series

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528


late 16th century

Woodcut on laid paper

Sheet: 11 3/4 × 8 3/8 in. (29.8 × 21.2 cm)

Mount: 17 5/16 × 13 3/8 in. (43.9 × 34 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Transferred from the Dartmouth College Library



Place Made: Germany, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


Watermark: shield surrounded by crown


Juan Jorge Peoli (1825-1893), New York and Cuba (Lugt 2020); possible sale to Robert Hoe, New York; his sale American Art Association, New York, 1911, lot 3630; M. Knoedler & Co., New York (Lugt 2007); Rudolph Ruzicka (1883-1978); given to the Dartmouth College Library, likely through the Estate of Tatiana Ruzicka (1915-1995) courtesy of Edward Connery Lathem (1926-2009); transferred to present collection.

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