Artist Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
  • Adam and Eve
Date 1504
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 9 7/8 × 7 5/8 inches (25.1 × 19.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund
Accession Number F76.14
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in plaque in plate, upper left
Marks Trefoil-like stamp in brown, verso
Inscriptions Inscribed, dated in plate, in plaque, upper left: ALBERT9 | DVRER | NORICVS | FACIEBAT | [monogram] 1504
1976-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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