DÜRER'S SYMBOLISM

Knight, Death and the Devil
1513
Engraving


Hourglass: Transience of life
Fox tail: Lies
Dog: Truth and loyalty
Lizard: Impending danger
Oak leaves: The return from a successful hunt
Roots of trees: Precariousness of life

View: Adam and Eve

Albrecht Dürer, Knight, Death and the Devil, 1513. © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA