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Self-Portrait of Albrecht Dürer
GRP no. 59

François Forster, Swiss, 1790 - 1872. After a painting of 1500 by Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528. Published by Artaria & Fontaine, Mannheim.

Made in Switzerland, Europe


Etching and engraving

Image: 9 3/4 x 7 7/16 inches (24.8 x 18.9 cm) Plate: 11 5/8 x 8 7/8inches (29.5 x 22.5cm) Sheet: 16 9/16 x 15 13/16inches (42 x 40.2cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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For several decades in the early nineteenth century, Dürer’s famous self-portrait of 1500, which this print reproduces, was on display in Munich, side-by-side with the painting once thought to be Raphael’s self-portrait.