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Print, Christ in Limbo (The Harrowing of Hell), 1510

This is a Print. It was created by Albrecht Dürer. It is dated 1510 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is woodcut on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by William J. Donald. It is credited Gift of William J. Donald.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 39.7 x 28.7 cm (15 5/8 x 11 5/16 in.) Platemark: 39.3 x 28.2 cm (15 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate with monogram (on block), lower right: A D

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, right: 1510

Cite this object as

Print, Christ in Limbo (The Harrowing of Hell), 1510; Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528); Germany; woodcut on laid paper; Sheet: 39.7 x 28.7 cm (15 5/8 x 11 5/16 in.) Platemark: 39.3 x 28.2 cm (15 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.); Gift of William J. Donald; 1953-102-108

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