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The Birth of the Virgin
  • 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
  • The Birth of the Virgin, 1503
  • Life of the Virgin
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 298 x 208 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 298 x 208 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 8 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum, Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0368
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On the top is an angel. On the left side is a bed with a woman laying in it and figures standing and sitting around the bed. In the foregrouund are woman engaged in various activities, such as holding children and drinking