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The Sea Monster

The Sea Monster

ca. 1498

Albrecht Dürer

German, Nuremberg 1471-1528

Through contact with Italian art-widely distributed prints, and later travel in Italy-Dürer developed a style that is a fascinating hybrid of northern and southern aesthetic qualities. This early example introduces a classical-style nude, foreign to German art of the time.


Engraving
9 15/16 x 7 1/2 in. (25.2 x 19 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein
65.66
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Durer, Rembrandt, and Goya: Old Masters Prints from the Seattle Art Museum Collection", May 31, 2001 - January 1, 2002 (5/31/2001 - 1/1/2002)

Tacoma, Washington, Pacific Lutheran University, "Male and Female, 1970". (1970 - 1970)

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Old Master Prints From the Wallerstein Collection", October 18 - December 30, 1984. Circuit: Brown University, Bell Gallery, Providence, RI, 1/16/85-2/13/85; Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, NY, 3/5/85-5/26/85. (10/18/1984 - 05/26/1985)

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