The justice of Trajan; the emperor Traianus on horseback addressing a widow kneeling at centre with her dead son at her feet. Large numbers of foot soldiers armed with lances in background.
Made by Hans Sebald Beham after own design.
Medium: Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 8 x 11.1 cm (3.15 x 4.37 inch). Image size: 7.8 x 9.9 cm. (3.07 x 3.9 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Short margins as usual. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
JUSTICE OF EMPEROR TRAIANUS-WIDOW-DEAD SON-SOLDIERS WITH LANCES | PCO-EXPO-304
Source: unknown, to be determined.
Reference: B.82, Hollstein 86.
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Biography engraver: Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550) was a German printmaker and engraver, as well as painter and miniaturist. He belongs to the group of ‘Little Masters’, German artist printmakers in the generation after Durer.