Artist Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
  • The Sea Monster
  • L'enlevement d'Amymone (Bartsch) (alternate title)
  • The Abduction of Amynome (alternate title)
  • Das Meerwunder (alternate title)
Date 1498
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 9 7/8 × 7 3/8 inches (25.1 × 18.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S392
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower center:[artist's monogram]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
October 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany)
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 30.

Luttikhuizen, Henry, ed. Stirring the World: Germany Printmaking in the Age of Luther. Exh. cat., Center Art Gallery, Calvin College. Grand Rapids, 2017, pp. 136-137 (pl. 39).