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A Fool Before and After (Ein Narr Ist…Als Eine Gan Geflogen Aus / Und Kommt mit Gagnack Weider Nack Haus)

Albrecht Dürer1494

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: A Fool Before and After (Ein Narr Ist…Als Eine Gan Geflogen Aus / Und Kommt mit Gagnack Weider Nack Haus)
  • Creator: Albrecht Dürer
  • Date Created: 1494
  • Set or Series Title: Ship of Fools (Das Narrenschiff)
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Olin Library transfer, 1957
  • Materials & Techniques: Woodcut and type (recto); type (verso) on laid paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Keywords: allegory, animals, swine
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From Sebastian Brant’s Ship of Fools (Das Narrenschiff), published in Basel by Bergmann von Olpe
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 115 mm x 85 mm (4.53 in. x 3.35 in.). Sheet dimensions: 207 mm x 146 mm (8.15 in. x 5.75 in.).
  • Bibliography: Schreiber, "Woodcuts from Books," 1929, no. 27; Schreiber Manuel, V
  • Associated People: Created by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
  • Accession Number: 1996.1.5

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