Albrecht Dürer's 'Rhinoceros' is one of the most famous works in the British Museum's collection. It is also one of the great images of European art - an image that has taken on an iconic image all of its own. But what is so special about thissimple woodcut of a lumbering, clumsy Asian animal? Why has it influenced generations of artists, designers and craftsmen? This film looks back to its creation, exmaines its extraordinary appeal and shows how Dürer's sophisticated development of thewoodcut technique introduced the idea of multiple images into fine art, and made him internationally renowned.