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ID number:  BIRBI-54.9
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Artist / Maker:  Dürer, Albrecht (1471-1528)
Title / Object name:  A Man with an Oar
Object type:  Drawing
Place made:  Netherlands
Culture:  German
Date made:  about 1520-1
Materials:  Pen and brown ink
Measurements:  160 x 104 mm
Provenance:  Please see information in the description box below

This fine drawing is one of a number of works believed to have been made during Dürer’s trip to the Netherlands in around 1520-21.

Full provenance:
Dürer's estate; between 1543 and 1560 probably in the collection of Cardinal Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1517-1586), Brussels and Madrid; 1589 probably from the Granvelle estate to Rudolf II; Collection of Emperor Rudolf II (1552-1612), Prague (Dürer Art Book I); Imperial Collection, Prague / Vienna; Imperial Treasury, Vienna; from 1783 Imperial Court Library, Vienna; 1796 to Duke Albert Casimir von Sachsen-Teschen (1738-1822), Vienna (L. 174); Collection of Prince Henryk Ludwig Lubomirski (1770-1850), Przeworsk; Collection of Prince Jerzy Henryk Lubomirski (1817-1872), Przeworsk; 1869 Museum of the Lubomirski Princes, Ossoliński National Institute (inv. 8305), Lemberg, from 1918 Lwów; from January 2, 1940 in the library of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Lvov; Confiscated July 2, 1941 by Dr Kajetan Mühlmann for special order, Linz; 1941-45 Collection of Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), Reich Chancellery, Berlin and Altaussee; May 8, 1945 discovered by the Monuments Men of the US Army in the Altaussee salt mine and transported to the Central Collecting Point, Munich; 1946-50 under US authority; May 26, 1950 restituted to Prince Jerzy (Georg) Rafal Lubomirski (1887-1978), Geneva; Sold on November 30, 1954 to P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London; Resold December 6, 1954 to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Inscribed u.r.: AD [in monogram]

Notes:  E.Panofsky, Albrecht Durer, I, 1945,p. 216 and II, 1945, no. 1261:MM 1986, no.2.

Exhibited: 'Albrecht Durer's Journey', Suermondt Ludwig Museum, Aachen, Germany, 18 July – 24 October 2021; 'Durer's Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist', Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, Aachen and National Gallery, London, 20 November 2021 - 27 February 2022 (Cat. p.279, no. 167, and Cat. p.191, no. 75)

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