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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht, after; Amslerdruck (printer)
Culture:German; German (1471-1528)
Title:Saint Anthony Before a City
Date Made:early 20th century; 1519 original
Materials:Heliogravure; black ink on wove paper
Place Made:Germany, Dresden; Germany, Nuremberg
Measurements:Mount: 12 in x 8 7/8 in; 30.5 cm x 22.5 cm; Sheet: 7 in x 8 3/4 in; 17.8 cm x 22.2 cm; Plate: 4 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 11.4 cm x 15.9 cm; Image: 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 9.5 cm x 14 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE/DATE: recto, lwr. l. (etched): 1519 / AD ; TRADEMARKS: verso, lwr. l. (stamp, brown ink): 344 Amslerdruck ; verso, lwr. r. (stamp, blue ink): printed in Germany ; INSCRIPTION: recto, mount lwr. r. (pencil): Dürer / View of Nürnberg with / St Anthony ready / 1519
Accession Number:  MH 2010.17.6
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

In right foreground Saint Anthony sits in a hooded robe and holds a book in both hands with hat on ground beside him. Pole in center topped with crucifix and a bell. City on hill in background with body of water along left edge. Religious male image.

saints; cities; crosses; books; reading

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