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Samson Rending the Lion

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Signed

lower center: [Dürer monogram]

Marks

verso: MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 28468

Provenance

Acquired by the MFA March 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

1497–98

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 002; Meder 107

Dimensions

Block: 38.2 x 27.8 cm (15 1/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11664

Medium or Technique

Electrotype from a metal cast made from a wax impression of the original woodblock

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