Albrecht Durer (German, 1471-1528)
Martyrdom of the Ten Thousand
posthumous woodcut print on heavy wove paper
3rd in a series of 7, 17th century
housed in wood frame
11 x 15.25 in. (sheet size)
Dürer produced the woodcut during the 1480s, before turning the subject into an oil painting (1496), toning down some of the gruesome details visible in the woodcut.