Artist Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
  • The Dream of the Doctor
  • The Temptation of the Idler (Illustrated Bartsch) (alternate title)
  • Der Traum (Meder) (alternate title)
Date between 1498 and 1499
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 7 3/8 × 4 3/4 inches (18.7 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Hal H. Smith
Accession Number 45.231
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower center: [artist's monogram]
Marks Marks, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations] (Old card identifies these as Ex. Coll: Donnadieu (see Lugt) and E. G. Kennedy (Lugt 858))
Inscriptions Inscribed, in brown ink, verso: 1835. X A. D.
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: E. G. K
A. Donnadieu;
E. G. Kennedy.
Hal H. Smith;
1945-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 28.