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1471 - Neurenberg - 1528
Virgin on the Crescent with a Sceptre and a Starry Crown.
Engraving, 1516
Signed with monogram and dated in the plate “AD” and 1516.
11.8 x 7.4 cm trimmed on and just around the borderline.
Literature: Bartsch 32, Meder 37 a, Hollstein 37
Excellent impression, some thin spots. This is Dürer's last representation of the Virgin Mary as Queen of Heaven and his most splendorous.
The draftsmanship and execution are on a very high level.