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Print, Erasmus

This is a Print. It was created by Albrecht Dürer and print maker: Albrecht Dürer. It is dated 1526 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Leo Wallerstein and Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

24.9 x 19.3 cm (9 13/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed with monogram and dated in plate, left: M D X X V I / A D

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, in a frame, left: MAGO . ERASMI . ROTERODA / MI . AB . ALBERTO . DVRERO . AD / VIVAM . EFFIGIEM . DELINIATA [followed by two lines in Greek]

Cite this object as

Print, Erasmus; Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528); Germany; engraving on paper; 24.9 x 19.3 cm (9 13/16 x 7 5/8 in.); Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1954-89-23

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