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Print, The Rhinoceros, 1515

This is a Print. It was created by Albrecht Dürer. It is dated 1515 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is woodcut on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Introducing the Rhinoceros.

It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

  • The Substitute, 2019
  • installation, video.
  • Commissioned by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Cube design museum.
  • NATURE.040

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:

Cite this object as

Print, The Rhinoceros, 1515; Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528); Germany; woodcut on laid paper; 24 x 30.4 cm (9 7/16 x 11 15/16 in. ); Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1950-5-24

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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