Annunciation, 16th century

  • Allaert Claesz, Netherlandish, 1508-1638
  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 5 1/8 × 3 5/8 inches (13 × 9.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Saint
  • Virgin mary
  • Angel (spirit)
  • Annunciation

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed in plate, upper right of image: [monogram]

Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date, 1889, in ink, verso]


June 1889, G. Claus (Dresden, Germany). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Allaert Claesz; after Albrecht Dürer, Annunciation, 16th century, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S284.