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Title

The Adoration of the Magi

circa 1503


Artist

Albrecht Dürer

Germany

24 May 1471 - 05 Apr 1528


Details


Alternative title

Die Anbetung der Könige


Date

circa 1503


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut


Edition

i of 3 states


Dimensions

29.9 x 21.0 cm image; 31.7 x 22.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., [incised plate] "AD [artist's monogram]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1963


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO6.1963


Artist information

Albrecht Dürer

Works in the collection

14


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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

Peter Raissis, Prints & drawings Europe 1500-1900, Sydney, 2014, p 22, col illus p 23.