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Coat of Arms with Skull
  • Albrecht Dürer
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Holy Roman Empire (prese
  • Coat of Arms with Skull, 1503
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 199 x 158 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 13/16 x 6 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0121

Image of a man and woman and coat of arms. Woman at left wears a long dress and headdress. Bearded man behind her at right has curly hair on his head and a lot of hair on body. He carry a staff with a strap that holds a coat of arms. Coat of arms consists of a helmet with large wings attached at top, and intertwining leafy material on back. A large shield with a skull design is at BC.