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

The Bagpiper

Engraving, 115 x 74 mm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This is one of the best finished works of the artist. Like the Peasant Couple Dancing, the figure is depicted without any background or indication of the festivity for which he is playing.