The Temptation of St. Anthony (Shongauer)
Artist Martin Shongauer
Date ca. 1480-90
Movement Northern Renaissance
Dimensions 11.5 x 8.5″
Housed at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Engravings appealed to a smaller, more sophisticated group than block books did. Here, Shongauer is able to create spacial depth and a variety of rich textures in this scene of St. Anthony being tormented by demons.