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Knight, Death, and the Devil
  • Albrecht Dürer
    1471–1528
    born: Nuremburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Holy Roman Empire (prese
  • Knight, Death, and the Devil, 1513
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 245 x 189 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 7 7/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 5 lbs
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0091
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Knight sitting upon a horse in the center of the print. Behind the knight and to the left is a figure holding an hourglass and wearing a crown of snakes. Behind the knight and to the right is a dragon-like figure holding a spear. There is a dog running next to the horse. In the background is a town on a hill. There is a lizard in the lower right corner.