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An Angel with the Sudarium
  • 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
  • An Angel with the Sudarium, 1516
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 183 x 132 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 183 x 132 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/16 x 5 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 3/16 x 5 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Bequest of George and Annette Cross Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0151
Description
Literature

Angels aloft, one holding up the sudarium with Christ's face visible from beneath; other angels holding instruments from the passion such as the cross, crown of thorns, whip and wheat and a lancet.