The Vision of the Seven Candlesticks, ca. 1498

  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed to image edge): 15 1/2 × 11 1/8 inches (39.4 × 28.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S402

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Woodcut (process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Candlesticks
  • Woodcut (print)

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, on block, lower center: [artist's monogram]

Watermark: Meder 259 (crowned tower)

Inscribed, on verso: [Latin inscription]

Provenance

July 1886, (Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan. USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 1.

Rights Status

Albrecht Dürer, The Vision of the Seven Candlesticks, ca. 1498, woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S402.