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Print, Beheading of John the Baptist

This is a Print. It was created by Albrecht Dürer. It is dated 1510 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is woodcut and black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 20.2 x 13.7 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in woodcut and black ink lower left, monogram AD

It is inscribed

Inscribed in woodcut and black ink upper right: 1510

Cite this object as

Print, Beheading of John the Baptist; Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528); Germany; woodcut and black ink on paper; H x W: 20.2 x 13.7 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.); Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1950-5-20

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