Save on Framed Art and Canvas Prints Pictures to Art
Save 5% More...

The Knight, Death and the Devil, 1513 by Albrecht Durer


Price: Sale Price: $29.99
Regular Price: $59.99


An allegorical wood cut or ink sketch on life


In Stock - Ships within 1-2 days

Item # 689209 Finished size:
See more product details
  • Product
  • Size
  • Customize

Customize Your Fine-Art print:

Select a Size
Product Type
Size Guide
All sizes based on outer dimensions.
Product Type
Customize It
Customize It
Select a Size
Product #: P689209
One of Durer’s three master engravings, also known as “Meisterstiche,” this famous art masterpiece personifies moral virtue. Using his own interpretation of Erasmus’s Enchiridion militis Christiani, Durer depicts how Christian soldiers must face 3 “unfair enemies – the flesh, the devil and the world.” As the steadfast knight marches on horseback, a pig like devil follows his trail while snake covered death reminds him of his own mortality by holding up an hour glass. Off into the distance, Durer depicts the world as scraggly mountains and desolate dying forests. Nonetheless, the knight rides on without distraction. Best paired with his other 2 master engravings, Melancholia I and Saint Jerome in His Study which depict theology and intellect, “The Knight, Death and the Devil” looks best in a black frame.

This is a Serigraph
You are viewing a Serigraph print. Fine artists create serigraphs in limited runs by applying layer upon layer of pigment to the print surface by pressing it through a mesh screen containing a stencil. The complex and lengthy process commonly uses inks for pigment and stencils made of a variety of materials. Because of the nature of the process each serigraph is unique.

This is a Giclee
You are viewing a giclee print. Each piece was created by a special process called "Giclee". Giclee is a computer generated print that is produced by the spraying of an image on to fine art paper. The inks used are specially formulated so that the fine print heads can spurt jets of ink in minute droplets. When prints are produced on fine art quality paper, the print should posses archival standards of permanence comparable or better than other collectible work.

This is a Hand Colored Print
You are viewing a hand colored print. The process begins with hand-pulled black & white decorative and antique reproduction prints. Each print is then individually designed and hand colored using the same methods of color application that were used throughout the 19th century, before modern color lithography. Individual artists meticulously paint each piece using the finest European watercolor paints on heavy mat, acid free, archival paper resistant to deterioration and discoloration. By combining old world craftsmanship with fresh design innovations, our artists create works of stunning depth and vibrancy that are absolutely beautiful and unique.

This is a Museum Quality Fine Art Print
You are viewing a museum quality fine-art print. The prints we carry are produced using either the lithographic or serigraphic printing process and are printed on high quality archival acid free paper. Most prints are on a thick (120 pound or higher) stock of paper. Each print is of the highest museum art print reproduction quality and are supplied by the world's leading art publishers. These prints rival any detailed reproduction from their originals and are geared towards the discerning eye of the particular art collector.

This is a Limited Edition
Limited editions are a series of identical prints, which are limited to a one-time printing of a certain number of pieces. The artist determines the size of the edition, and usually signs and numbers each individual piece. Limited edition prints framed by the Fulcrum Gallery are handled separately and given the utmost individual care and attention, using archival framing materials and practices. Because limited editions are in limited supply, and are of exceptionally high quality, the price is generally at a premium to regular open edition prints.
© 2020 Urban Loft Art.
All rights reserved.
9AM - 6PM EST Monday through Friday
Holiday Shipping times