The Sea Monster, Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
The Sea Monster
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Albrecht Dürer

The Sea Monster, ca. 1498


Blatt
249 x 186 mm
Inventory Number
31385
Object Number
31385 D
Status
Can be presented in the study hall of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Sea Monster
Artist
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert unten Mitte: AD
Work Catalogues
  • Bartsch VII.84.71, 1a
  • Meder 1932.96.66
  • Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 1.73.21
  • Hollstein German VII.59.66
  • TIB 1001.071

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Foto: U. Edelmann

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Associated Persons and Institutions
Associated Source
  • Dresdner Heldenbuch: Theodelind und das Meerwunder, Nürnberg 1472, Bl. 193r-199v

Iconclass

Primary
  • 25I5 landscape with tower or castle
  • 41D92 woman (showing herself) undressed, quasi-nude
  • 33B4 abducting
  • 31A2773 swimming (movement in water)
Secondary
Associative

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04.01.2019