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

The Virgin with Two Angels and Four Saints

1521
Pen, 252 x 387 mm
Musée Condé, Chantilly

The four saints are St Catherine, St John the Evangelist, St James the Great and St Joseph.

This drawing, which is cut at the top, is to be considered as a study for a large painting. It is an example of the new freedom of arrangement on an architectural basis.