The National Museum of Western Art

update 27 August 2020

Currently not on display

Albrecht Dürer [Nürnberg, 1471 - Nürnberg, 1528]

Knight, Death and Devil

Date1513
Materials/Techniquesengraving
Size (cm)24.6 x 19.0
Standard ref.Bartsch 98; Hollstein 74; Strauss 71; Meder 74; Schoch I 69
CategoryPrints
Collection NumberG.1998-0053
Knight, Death and Devil

Provenance

Purchased by the NMWA, 1998.

Exhibition History

2000
Tanka at the National Museum of Western Art: An Encounter between Poet and Art, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 25 July 2000 - 29 October 2000, cat. no. 70
2000
Dance Macabre: from the late Medieval Times to the Present, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 11 October 2000 - 3 December 2000, cat. no. 113
2010
Albrecht Dürer: Religion/Portraits/Nature, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 26 October 2010 - 16 January 2011, cat. no. 155
2014
Voices Calling from the Unusual: Hirano Keiichiro's Selection of Western Art Masterpieces, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 8 April 2014 - 15 June 2014, cat. no. 22
2016
Lucas Cranach the Elder: 500 Years of the Power of Temptation, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 15 October 2016 - 15 January 2017, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, 28 January-16 April, cat. no. 17, col. repr.
2019
The Habsburg Dynasty: 600 Years of Imperial Collections: 150 Years Friendship Austria-Japan, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 19 October 2019 - 26 January 2020, cat. no. 38

Bibliography

1955
Panofsky, Erwin. The Life and Art of Albrecht Dürer. 4th ed., Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1955, pp. 152-154, fig. 207.
1971
Albrecht Dürer: Master Printmaker (exh. cat.). Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1971, pp. 210-214.
2000
Annual Bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. No. 33 (April 1998-March 1999), 2000, List of New Acquisitions. p. 47.
2009
Hirakawa, Kayo. The Pictorialization of Dürer's Drawings in Northern Europe in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Bern, Peter Lang, 2009, pp. 94-95.

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