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

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.

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

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.

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

David R. Godine, Boston, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1986.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

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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