Trilogium Animae with woodcut attributed to Durer by Albrecht Durer

Book containinga woodcut head of a man which has lately been identified as a portrait by Durer of his friend Pirkheimer, Nuremburg 1498.

Details

Medium:
Woodcut
Acquired in:
1906
Presented by:
Max Rosenheim through The Art Fund

This drawing was donated by Max Rosenheim who presented over 170 works to the British Museum through the Art Fund between 1904 and 1911 including the first work to have entered the nation's collections through the Art Fund, Daniel Quare's Repeating watch. Max Rosenheim was a financier and part of the Executive Committee of the Art Fund from its inauguration. He was a well known collector of engravings and medals and also Trustee of the British Museum.

Provenance

Max Rosenheim

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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