The Annunciation, from The Small Passion

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528


about 1510; published after 1511

Woodcut on laid paper

Meder a or b (without text)

Sheet: 5 × 3 5/8 in. (12.7 × 9.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in block, upper right: AD [artist's monogram]; reverse, inscribed, in brown ink, center left: W.S. [Lugt 2650] Watermark, upper right: [High Crown; cut off; possibly Meder 20]

Course History

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

Exhibition History

An Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to 18th Centuries, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 14, 1993 - January 30, 1994.

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


Formerly in the collection of William Sharp Esq. (19th century), Manchester (probably sold Sotheby's, London, March 1-12, 1878) [Lugt 2650]

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Volume VII: 119.19; Meder (1932): 128; Schoch (2001-04): 189

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