Dürer Reloaded – Praying HandsPop

Mediamix / Acryl on Canvas
110 x 90 cm

Praying Hands (also: Study on the Hands of an Apostle) is the most common reproduced image by Albrecht Dürer. The original is in the Albertina in Vienna and measures 29.1 x 19.7 cm.


Technique: ink and white elevation on a blue background
Year of origin 1508


Dürer made the drawing in 1508, as a study of the hands of an apostle in preparation of the middle panel of the Heller Altar. On the same sheet was originally also the design of an apostle’s head.

Original von Albrecht Dürer