Albrecht Dürer’s Striking Moment of Divine Intervention


‘Saint Eustace’ by Albrecht Dürer depicts the popular medieval legend of a Roman General becoming a saint. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how Dürer captured the intricate detail of the story through the arduous medium of engraving. Find out about his fascination with biblical imagery and how he incorporated this into his wide ranging oeuvre. ‘Saint Eustace is just one of the many prints on offer by Dürer in our Old Master Prints sale (26 November – 7 December). Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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