Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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St. Christopher,

Woodcut printed from two blocks

Third state

Edition: Dated by style to ca. 1510–1520. Per original DAC catalog card: “Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister in den Original-Platten gesammelt von Hans Albrecht Derschau als ein Beytrag zur Kunst-geschicte, herausgegeben von Rudolph Zacharais Becker. / Erste Lieferung, Gotha, bey dem Herausbeber 1808 / Zweite Lieferung, Gotha, bey dem Herausbeber 1810 / Dritte Lieferung, Gotha, bey dem Herausbeber 1816.”

Accession number: 1968.22.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1968

Bibliography: Bartsch 105; Joseph Meder p. 188 f. 3 (with block added for the feet, the monogram, and the date 1525); H. 12 iii; Geisberg 771; Panofsky 325 iii/iii.

Work Type: print

Related Works: Probably a copy of a lost drawing by Dürer of a figure in Mantegna’s “Bacchanal with the Wine Vat,” a sketch by Dürer of Bacchus (now in the Uffizi gallery).

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