The Death of the Virgin
The Death of the Virgin is a woodcut created by Albrecht Dürer in 1510. It is part of a series called “Life of the Virgin". It depicts Mary in her death bed surrounded by the twelve disciples. A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.
Keywordsink, woodcut, mary, print, 16th century, series, death of the virgin, Albrecht Dürer, wooden block, twelve disciples, life of the virgin
Knackfuss, H. Dürer (Bielefeld, DE: Velhagen & Klasing, 1900)