Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 95 of 168 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed

Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht, after; Reichsdruckerei (printer)
Culture:German; German (1471-1528)
Title:Erasmus of Rotterdam
Date Made:1883-1920; 1526 original
Materials:Heliogravure; black ink on laid paper
Place Made:Germany, Berlin; Germany, Nuremberg
Measurements:Mount: 16 in x 11 3/4 in; 40.6 cm x 29.8 cm; Sheet: 15 in x 11 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 29.2 cm; Plate: 10 1/4 in x 8 in; 26 cm x 20.3 cm; Image: 9 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 24.4 cm x 19 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTIONS: recto, upp. l. (etched): IMAGO ERASMI ROTERODA / MI AB ALBERTO DVRERO AD / VIVAM EFFIGIEM DELINIATA / THN KPEITTΩ TA EYTTPAM / MATA ΔEIΞEI / MDXXVI / AD ; recto, lwr. l. (stamp, black ink): 365 ; TRADEMARK: recto, lwr. r. (blindstamp): REICHSDRUCK [around an eagle's head] ; verso, lwr. r. (stamp, blue ink): printed in Germany
Accession Number:  MH 2010.17.5
Credit Line:Gifts of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Barr Jr. to the Smith College Museum of Art, transferred to the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in 2010
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Erasmus stands before a table with a small lecturn writing in an open book. An urn with foliage sits on the table. In the foreground sitting on a ledge are four books. Behind him is a tablet with an inscription.

portraits; writing; books

Link to share this object record:

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email

2 Related Media Items

<< Viewing Record 95 of 168 >>