Nativity, from The Life of the Virgin

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528


about 1502-1504; published 1511

Woodcut on paper

Overall: 11 11/16 × 8 3/16 in. (29.7 × 20.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased in honor of Jane L. Carroll, Senior Lecturer in Art History (1996-2019), through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund and a gift from the Department of Art History



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Initialled, in image, lower center: AD

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Studies in Contrast, Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Class of 1967 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, January 14-April 9, 2023.


Phillips (Auction House), London, 1990 (possibly October 24, 1990, lot 23); sold to Susan Schulman and Carolyn Bullard (dealers), New York, New York, 1990; sold to Dr. Lewis Coulson, Chicago, Illinois, 1991, in thirds with Lino Mannocci (artist, born 1945); sold to Susan Schulman and Carolyn Bullard, New York, New York, 2018; sold to present collection, 2019.

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