Draughtsman Making a Perspective Drawing of a Reclining Woman, from Underweysung der Messung (The Manual of Measurement)

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528


1525; later impression

Woodcut on laid paper

Inferior impression, possibly Meder c without text printed around 1606

Image: 3 1/16 × 8 7/16 in. (7.8 × 21.5 cm)

Sheet: 3 3/8 × 8 7/16 in. (8.6 × 21.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

HIST 96.31, The Crisis of the Late Middle Ages Reconsidered: Art, Artists, and Cultural Change in the ‘Northern Renaissance,’ 1350–1575, Walter Simons, Fall 2019

HIST 43.02, European Intellectual History 1400-1800, Darrin McMahon, Fall 2022


Found in collection; catalogued, 2015.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 160.149; Meder (1929): 271

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