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The Trinity

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Four years after making a woodcut of "The Holy Trinity," Dürer redrew the central group of his composition, presumably for his own instruction and pleasure. In the drawing, the relationship between God the Father and the dead Christ is more tender than in the print.


Otto Gutekunst, London; from whom purchased by the MFA, Boston (Accession date: October 8, 1936)

Credit Line

1931 Purchase Fund and Anna Mitchell Richards Fund


Catalogue Raisonné

Winkler 583


Overall: 29.7 x 21.7cm (11 11/16 x 8 9/16in.) Framed: 56.2 x 47 x 3.3 cm (22 1/8 x 18 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink on paper


Prints and Drawings