DÜRER, Albrecht
(b. 1471, Nürnberg, d. 1528, Nürnberg)

Study of Hands

Pen and ink heightened with white on paper, 206 x 185 mm
Blasius Collection, Braunschweig

Dürer's painting Christ among the Doctors (1506, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid) was based on a number of careful studies, including this one of Christ's gesticulating fingers.