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Durer, Albrecht, 1471-1528 :[St Eustace. Between 1500 and 1501]

Reference Number: B-069-006

St Eustace, a Roman General known as Placidas and serving under Trajan, out hunting with his horse and dogs, is on his knees in front of a stag with a luminous Crucifx between its horns. In the background is a pinaccle crowned with a mediaeval castle. The legend indicates that the stag spoke to St Eustace and converted him to Christianity.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Albrecht Durer, Eustachius, Saint. Legend, Deer hunting, Dogs, Deer, Horses and Castles.

Part of:
Durer, Albrecht 1471-1528 :[Woodcuts and engravings, early sixteenth century], Reference Number B-069-001/007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving, 357 x 260 mm. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005198)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom centre: AD [Durer's monogram]

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