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Samson Rending the Lion

A work made of woodcut in black on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodcut in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1496/97

Artist:

Albrecht Dürer
German, 1471-1528

About this artwork

One of his earliest woodblocks, the intricate and sinuous lines of Samson and the Lion have generally been assumed to have been carved by Dürer himself.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Albrecht Dürer

Title

Samson Rending the Lion

Origin

Germany

Date

Made 1491–1501

Medium

Woodcut in black on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

382 × 276 mm

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Katharine Kuh

Reference Number

1964.73

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