The Ascension, from The Small Passion

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528


about 1510

Woodcut on laid paper

Meder a or b (without text)

Sheet: 5 1/16 × 3 7/8 in. (12.8 × 9.9 cm)

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



Europe, Germany



Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, in block, lower left: AD [artist's monogram]

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Realism and Invention in the Prints of Albrecht Durer, The Art Gallery, Paul Creative Arts Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, November 1-December 11, 1995; Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont, January 11-February 25, 1996.

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

An Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to 18th Centuries, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 14, 1993-January 30, 1994.

Publication History

3 1/2" X 4" reproduction appears on the cover of the invitation to the "Realism and Invention in the Prints of Albrecht Durer"exhibit(11/1-12/11/95).


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Volume VII: 119.50; Meder (1928): 159

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