Albrecht Dürer 1471 – 1528

Samson and the Lion

woodcarving (40 × 30 cm) — ca. 1498 Museum British Museum, London

Albrecht Dürer biography

This work is linked to Judges 14:6

Samson rending the lion, the first time he showed his superhuman strength.

This particular print is in the British Museum. The Metropolitan Museum in New York has the woodblock Dürer designed to make the print and many others.

the woodblock

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