Lazarus Begging for Crumbs from Dives's Table (Luke 16:19-31), No. 2 from the series The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus

Heinrich Aldegrever, German, 1502 - about 1560



Engraving on paper

Sheet: 3 1/8 × 4 5/16 in. (8 × 10.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, center right: ALDE GRAVE / IN SVSATO FECIT [sign on column] nscribed, in plate, lower left: 2; signed and dated, in plate, lower left: 1554 / AG [artist's monogram: A over G]; inscribed, in plate, lower center: ERVMNOS.9 [in superscript] HIC LAZAR.9 [in superscript] IAGES AD IANUA DIVITIS MICAS ETIA CANIBVS OBIECTAS DE MESA EPVLONIS PETIT LV 16

Exhibition History

Art I, South Lobby, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December, 1973.

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


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

The Illustrated Bartsch 16:45; Hollstien 1:24

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