The Harrowing of Hell (Christ in Limbo), from The Engraved Passion

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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1512

Engraving on laid paper

Probably Meder b

Sheet: 4 1/2 × 2 15/16 in. (11.5 × 7.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Given in memory of Milton J. Goodfriend, M.D.

PR.986.76.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Dated, in plate, upper center: 1512; signed, in plate, lower right: AD [artist's monogram]; inscribed, in graphite, on verso: B16 Dodg. 63, 73-03-x; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower left: [flower?; butterfly?] Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower right: Wagner-Museum / Würzburg. Dubl. [Lugt 2541c]

Course History

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

ARTH 43, Northern Renaissance Art, Jane Carroll, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 39.

Medieval Into Renaissance, Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 21-April 24, 1994

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1988.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 39.

Provenance

Johann Martin von Wagner, University of Wurzburg (duplicate) [Lugt 2541c]; Carol and James Goodfriend; given to present collection, 1986.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 34.16; Meder (1932): 16; Strauss (1972): 66

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