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Title

St George on horseback


Artist

Albrecht Dürer

Germany

24 May 1471 - 05 Apr 1528


About

The date on this engraving shows a correction from 1505 to 1508. Evidently, it was begun before the artist's departure for Italy in 1505, and completed after his return. The print is one of a number of works depicting horses that Dürer made in first years of the sixteenth century.


Details


Date

1508


Media category

Print


Materials used

engraving


Edition

i of 1 state


Dimensions

10.8 x 8.5 cm image/sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.c., [incised plate] "1508 / AD [artist's monogram]".


Credit

Purchased 1942


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7336


Artist information

Albrecht Dürer

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Piety and Paganism, Sydney, 1991, 12.