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Title

St George on horseback

1508


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


Alternative title

St Georg zu Pferd


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 lower 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

14


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 21.1.1941-23.2.1945, Sydney, 1941-1945, p 2486 (18 Dec 1942).