The Assumption and the Coronation of the Virgin
The Assumption and the Coronation 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 being crowned by God and Jesus among the clouds. It shows heaven and earth, angels and mortals. A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.
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Knackfuss, H. Dürer (Bielefeld, DE: Velhagen & Klasing, 1900)