Woodblock print on hand laid (verge type) paper. Watermark: Countermark IM (pointing to Fishblase to be dated c.1570).
Sheet size: 21,4 x 30,3 cm. (8,4 x 11,9 inch). Image size: 21 x 30 cm. (8,3 x 11,8 inch).
The appearance of the angel before Joachim from the series of the Life of Maria. Based on paper this is an impression of c. 1570. State: Meder 190 g(h) without rear text
Made by ‘Albrecht Durer’ after own design. Albrecht Durer (1471-1528) was born in Nuremberg. He became famous with his many fine prints. He travelled extensively through Europe. Durer can be considered to be one of the most famous German artists of all time.
Condition: Good, given age. Nice impression. Bottom left corner separated and re-attached with oriental paper backing. Slight loss of paper. Small rust stain in bottomleft area. Tiny hole at angel wing. Trimmed as usual. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: JOACHIM AND THE ANGEL