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Dürer and His Time

November 14 – December 12, 1965
Ground Floor, Central Gallery

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 40 works by Albrecht Dürer as well as drawings by his contemporaries Martin Schongauer, Matthias Grünewald, Albrecht Altdorfer, Wolf Huber, Lucas Cranach, Hans Holbein and others, all created between 1470 and 1530, were on view. The show constituted the American opening of the exhibition of 150 drawings from the Print Room of the Berlin State Museum, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz. It was shown previously in Brussels and Amsterdam; the catalogue was translated from the French.

Organization: The exhibition was organized and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Attendance: 28,632

Catalog: Dürer and His Time: An Exhibition from the Collection of the Print Room, State Museum, Berlin, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, by Fedja Anzelewski. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1965.

Other Venues: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, December 18, 1965–January 19, 1966
Art Institute of Chicago, February 1–March 1, 1966
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, March 15–April 15, 1966