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- Object: The Calumny of Apelles
The Calumny of of Apelles; the latter seated enthroned to right; to left, female personifications of Calumny, Suspicion, Ignorance, Punishment, Envy and Truth ; musicians on a balcony to right; floral garlands above; after Dürer's mural on the north wall of the old Town Hall in Nuremberg.
Outline engraving; printed on two sheets
- Production date
- 1830s (c)
Height: 239 millimetres
Width: 405 millimetres (sheet size, each (c.))
- Curator's comments
- For more information on the murals, see Matthias Mende: 'Das alte Nürnberger Rathaus'. Vol I, Exh cat, Stadtgeschichtliche Museen, Nuremberg, 1797. The murals, painted in 1522 were largely destroyed during WWII, but a photograph (along with a preliminary drawing which is in the Albertina collection) is illustrated in José Manuel Matilla (ed): 'Durero; Obras maestras de la Albertina'; Exh cat, Museo Nacional del Prado, 2005, cat 82.
- Not on display
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