Praying Hands, or Study of the Hands of an Apostle.
 Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528

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Title:Praying Hands, or Study of the Hands of an Apostle
Notes:NOTE: For church bulletin use, please use this credit information: Albrecht Durer, Praying Hands.

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The drawing is a sketch for hands of an apostle for the central panel of a triptych installed in Frankfurt and destroyed by a fire in 1729.
Artist:Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528
Building:Albertina Museum

Scripture:James 5:13-20
Lectionary links:BProp21
General Subject:Prayer

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Attribution:Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528. Praying Hands, or Study of the Hands of an Apostle, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved July 5, 2020]. Original source:
Record Number:57523 Last Updated: 2020-04-08 13:41:40 Record Created: 2020-04-08 13:39:36
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition