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Watch Masterpieces of the British Museum online: Episode 5 Drer's Rhinoceros

Albrecht Drer's Rhinoceros is one of the most famous works in the British Museum collection. It is also one of the great images of European art--an image that has taken on an iconic status all its own. But what is so special about this simple woodcut of a lumbering, clumsy, Asian animal? Why has it influenced generations of artists, designers and craftsmen?

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