Madonna by the Wall

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528



Engraving on laid paper

Before reworking; Meder b or c

Sheet: 5 13/16 × 3 15/16 in. (14.7 × 10 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Nancy D. and Lane Woodworth Goss, Class of 1955



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, center right: 1514 AD [artist's monogram]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower left: [indistinct; in oval; Lugt 2941?]

Course History

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

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

Exhibition History

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, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1988.

Realism and Invention in the Prints of Albrecht Durer, The Art Gallery, Paul Crative 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.

Selections from the Permanent Collection: An Introduction to the History of Art From the Year 1500 to the Present, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 7, 1993.

Publication History

Dean, Stephanie. "The Mother's Voice", A Video Tape Presentation for partial requirement of MALS Degree, Dartmouth College


Collected by Nancy and Lane Woodworth Goss; given to present collection, 1987.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 40; Meder (1932): 36; Strauss (1973): 78

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