Albrecht Dürer ~ 1471-1528

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Young Hare

     Young Hare was painted in watercolor and gouache on paper in 1502. It is preserved in the Albertina in Vienna.

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St. Jerome in his Study with Lion

     According to legend, as a hermit in the desert St. Jerome pulled a thorn from the paw of a lion. The lion then remained his faithful companion for many years.

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     Dürer signed his works with a distinctive monogram. It is seen on several stamps from the GDR, and also on the wood engraving of the "Man of Sorrows."

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