Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Albrecht Altdorfer, German, 1480 - 1538

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about 1520-1526

Engraving on laid paper

Image: 2 9/16 × 1 9/16 in. (6.5 × 3.9 cm)

Sheet: 2 11/16 × 1 11/16 in. (6.8 × 4.3 cm)

Mount: 16 1/16 × 13 1/16 in. (40.8 × 33.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P

PR.948.52.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper right: AA [artist's monogram A over A]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, upper center: N376; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, center: B1 / Altdorfer; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower center: Jan. 1903 / S.W.B. [indistinct]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: [indistinct]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 4010

Exhibition History

Creating the Feminine: Representations of Biblical Women from Sixteenth-Century Germany, A Space for Dialogue 85, Sara E. Trautz, Class of 2015, Mellon Special Project Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 8-December 21, 2014.

Publication History

Sara E. Trautz, Creating the Feminine: Representations of Biblical Women from Sixteenth-Century Germany, A Space for Dialogue 85, Hanover, New Hampshire, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 1.

Provenance

Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1948.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 1, Hollstein 1, F. Winzinger, Albrecht Altdorfer Graphik, 1963, no. 158a

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