The Glorification of the Virgin, from The Life of the Virgin

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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about 1502

Woodcut on laid paper

Before text; Meder B

Sheet: 11 5/8 x 8 5/16 in. (29.5 x 21.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade

PR.950.21.18

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in block, lower center: AD [artist's monogram]; Collector's mark, stamped, blindstamp, lower center: RD [in oval; Lugt 2200]; Watermark, upper center: [Head of bull with flower; M.62]

Exhibition History

Figures and Structures: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 2-March 10, 1996.

Northern Artists in Italy, 1500-1800, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 7-July 17, 1994.

Saints and Sinners, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 2-April 25, 1993.

The Voice of the Print, Visual Studies Department Installation, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 1, 1989-January 1, 1990.

Art 48, Barbara Walsh, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 4-May 8, 1981.

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

Durer and Related Works, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1971.

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Alexandre-Pierre-Francois Robert-Dumesnil (1778-1864), Paris (probably sold Phillips, London, April 12-14, 1836) [Lugt 2200]; Frederick Keppel & Co., Inc., New York; sold to Alfred Byers Wade (1874-1949) Collection, to his wife, Helena Mein Wade (1878-1966), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to present collection, 1950.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 132.95; Meder (1932): 207

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