The Beast with Two Horns Like a Lamb, from the Apocalypse series

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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about 1496-1497; published 1498

Woodcut on laid paper

First Latin edition

Impression: 15 5/8 × 11 1/8 in. (39.7 × 28.3 cm)

Sheet: 15 13/16 × 11 1/4 in. (40.1 × 28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Philip Hofer

PR.939.3.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in block, lower center: AD [in monogram]

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 96, Topics in Medieval History, Walter Simons, Winter 2013

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Durer and Related Works, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1971.

Art I, Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 21, 1975-January 11, 1976.

Provenance

Collected by Philip Hofer (1898-1984), Cambridge, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1939.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 74; Meder 175 [text on verso]; Knappe 163; Panofsky page 294

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