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 of 1498

Impression: 11 1/4 × 15 3/8 in. (28.6 × 39.1 cm)

Sheet: 15 9/16 × 11 1/4 in. (39.5 × 28.6 cm)

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

PR.939.3.3

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in block, lower center: AD [in monogram]; Latin text on verso

Course History

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

Prints & Drawings of the Northern Renaissance, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21-July 11, 1976.

Printing as Memory, Special Collections, Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 1992-November 30, 1992.

Late Medieval and Renaissance Prints, Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 8-December 15, 1974.

Harrington Gallery, Art 2, Turrill/Zemel, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-February 12, 1990.

Durer and Friends, Art 52, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 30, 1979-January 6, 1980.

Art I, South Lobby, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December 1973.

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

1500, Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December 1972.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 74; Meder 175; Knappe 163

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