The Rejection of Joachim's Offering, from The Life of the Virgin

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528


about 1504; published 1511

Woodcut on laid paper

1511 Latin edition

Sheet: 11 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (29.9 × 21 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Philip Hofer



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in block, lower center: AD [artist's monogram]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, center left: c / Leith / Oct.r 11 / 1847; Latin text on reverse; Watermark, center left: [Flower with Triangle; M.127]

Exhibition History

Prints from the Hood Museum Collection, inaugural exhibition, Friends Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1985-January 12, 1986.


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 131.77; Meder (1932): 189

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