Virgin and Child with the Monkey
Durer's style is often punctuated by little oddities that make his paintings that much more enjoyable. Here the Madonna and Child are portrayed with a monkey about their feet. A rare image but not an impossible happening.
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