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: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


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

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.

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

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.

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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