Embroidery Patterns with Knot Work

Artist:
Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)
Artist:
After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise) (or workshop)
Date:
1521 before
Medium:
Woodcut
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
George Khuner Collection, Bequest of Marianne Khuner, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1201.30–35
Not on view
Series of six woodcuts showing patterns, often thought to be for embroidery, made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern is presented with white lines on a dark ground. The series is based on Italian engravings made in the Milanese workshop of Leonardo da Vinci after designs by the master.
George Khuner; Donor: George Khuner
Hollstein VII.222.274
Byrne 1981, p. 30