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A standing rhinoceros facing right. Printed text across top of sheet.

This is a print from Germany. It is dated 1515 and we acquired it in 1950. Gift of Leo Wallerstein. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

woodcut on laid paper

Its dimensions are

24 x 30.4 cm (9 7/16 x 11 15/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Verso: collector's mark: P.davidsohn [Lugt 654]

It is signed

Monogram cut in block upper right

It is inscribed

Inscribed in block, upper right: 1515 / RHINOCERV[U]S / A D; verso: in graphite, lower center: B. VII, p.147 - No. 136; in graphite lower right, D/4 30; collector's initials lower left:

Leo Wallerstein was the donor and Albrecht Dürer was the artist of this object.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18384759/ |title=Print, "The Rhinoceros", 1515 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=24 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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