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.
St Georg zu Pferd
i of 1 state
10.8 x 8.5 cm image/sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date
Signed and dated lower c., [incised plate] "1508/ AD [artist's monogram]".
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Piety and Paganism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jul 1991–29 Sep 1991
German Old Master Prints, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Mar 1998–16 Jun 1998
Old Europe: Prints & drawings from the collection 1500-1800, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Jun 2006–06 Aug 2006
Referenced in 2 publications
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).