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

The Adoration of the Wise Man

Pen, 215 x 294 mm
Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna

Perhaps this is a study for the introductory piece of the last, uncompleted, Passion woodcut series. The nobility of the composition is combined with a truly radiant beauty of line.