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Philip Melanchthon  1526

by Albrecht Dürer

Medium: [br]Engraving Dimensions: Plate: 17.2 x 12.6 cm (6 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.) Sheet: 17.5 x 13.1 cm (6 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.) This is Dürer's portrait of the famous reformer, Philip Melanchthon. Melanchthon was at least partly responsible for the long-term success of the Protestant Reformation; he contributed much to the cause by, for example, helping to consolidate man...
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington