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

Peasant Couple Dancing

Engraving, 118 x 75 mm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

In spite of the elephantine stamping of their feet, the impression and the form are magnificent. The peasants are not shown sneeringly as earlier, but as a character study.