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The 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
  • The Angel with the Sudarium, 1516
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 184 x 133 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0048
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.