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Nemesis (The Great Fortune)
Nemesis (The Great Fortune)
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1501–1502
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 333 x 228 mm (13 1/8 x 9 in.) trimmed; Sheet: 333 x 228 mm (13 1/8 x 9 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1992.36.3
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-11
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of the Museum Society Auxiliary

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Treasures, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996.
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Fate, Fortune, Nemesis: Albracht Durer at Century's End, Jan 29 - April 11, 1999.

naked winged godddess, standing on a globe, a bridle in her left hand, a covered goblet with elaborate stem and base in her right, floating over mountains, village and river
Below a rugged river, cliffs, mountains; landscape with town; fields and fortress; above in sky a formidable winged female stands on globe, holds harness, proffers a rich metal wrought cup.