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1471 - Neurenberg - 1528
The Virgin with the swaddled Child.
Engraving, 1520
Signed with monogram and dated in
wthe plate “AD 1520”
14.2 x 9.6 cm.
Provenance; Kunsthalle Bremen Double
(Lugt 293)
Literature: Bartsch 38, Meder 40 a(of e), Hollstein 40
Excellent impression.
Some surface dirt. Verso some restored thin spots.
Remargined with Japanese paper.
This the last of Dürer's Madonnas.
The figure of the Madonna is filling the picture frame.
The mood is austere.
There is no movement.
The halo's are set against a darker surrounding.
It is a almost nocturnal view.