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Artists

Hendrick Goltzius (Bracht-am-Niederrheim, 1558 - 1617, Haarlem); Albrecht Dürer (Nuremberg, Germany, 5/21/1471 - 4/6/1528, Nuremberg, Germany)

Title

The Circumcision (The Early Life of the Virgin, pl. 4)

Creation Date

1594

Century

late 16th century

Dimensions

18 5/8 in. x 14 in. (47.31 cm x 35.56 cm)

Object Type

print

Creation Place

Europe, Germany

Medium and Support

engraving on cream laid paper

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Pendexter

Copyright

Public Domain

Accession Number

2009.16.336

Object Description

Per David P. Becker (December 2009):
Executed in manner of Dürer; featuring self-portrait of engraver above priest’s shoulder, next to column looking out at viewer.

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