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Albrecht Dürer: Highlights from the Collection

Friday, May 2–Sunday, July 6, 2014

Albrecht Dϋrer (German, 1471–1528). Melencolia I, 1514. Engraving, edition 2/50. Gift of Frederic P. Norton, 1999.

1962 Knox Building

Albrecht Dϋrer: Highlights from the Collection presents works by the German artist Albrecht Dϋrer (1471–1528) in celebration of the quincentennial of Dϋrer’s Melencolia I, 1514. In addition to Melencolia I, this exhibition includes a selection of five prints depicting key moments in biblical history, a common theme in Dϋrer’s work. They include: St. Jerome in Penitence, ca. 1497; The Prodigal Son, 1535; The Virgin and Child with a Monkey, ca. 1498; and St. Eustace, ca. 1501.

This exhibition is organized by Curatorial Assistant Laura Brill and Curator of Education and Community Engagement Jessica DiPalma.

Admission to this exhibition is free on M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY.