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Print, Coat of Arms of Vanitas, 1503

This is a Print. It was created by Albrecht Dürer and print maker: Albrecht Dürer. It is dated 1503 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is engraving on cream laid 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

22 x 15.9 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate with monogram, lower center: A D

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, lower center: 1503

Cite this object as

Print, Coat of Arms of Vanitas, 1503; Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528); Germany; engraving on cream laid paper; 22 x 15.9 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/4 in.); Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1951-37-2

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