Erhard Schön

Circa 1491 – 1542
Germany

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ALBRECHT DÜRER’S PORTRAIT

1527

In the upper left corner there is a coat of arms with a monogram and a date: AD 1527

Woodcut

298х257 mm

Impression in the Museum collections

18th century

No watermark

Provenance:

I.K. Ryumin’s Collection (Lugt 1524);
Rumyantsev Museum;
in the Museum since 1924

Inv. Г-2408

Comments:

in 1527 Matthes Gebel, a medallist from Nuremberg, created a medal with the depiction of 56-year-old Albrecht Dürer. This medal is considered to be the model for the Schoen’s woodcut