Artist Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
  • Philipp Melanchthon
  • Philip Melancthon (Bartsch) (alternate title)
Date 1526
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 6 3/4 inches × 5 inches (17.1 × 12.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 59.83
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Inscribed, in plate, below inscription, lower center:[artist's monogram]
Marks Watermark: Meder 158
Stamp, in blue, verso: [shield with three initials, written in brown ink, left of the shield]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center: 1526 | VIVENTIS. POTVIT. DVRERIVS. ORA. PHILIPPI | MENTEM. NON. POTVIT. PINGERE. DOCTA
John S. Newberry;
1959-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 102.