The Sudarium Held by Two Angels
The sudarium of Oviedo is the miraculous cloth that was used to wipe the face of Christ, during his pasison, by Mary Magdelene. Durer depicts it here reverentially held by two angels.
Albrecht Durer was a painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German Renaissance. Born in Nuremberg, Durer established his reputation and influence across Europe when he was still in his twenties due to his high-quality woodcut prints