(The Temptation of the Idler)
Original engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Signed in the plate with the artist’s monogram lower center.
A clear and clean 16th century/late lifetime-early posthumous Meder “d” (of f) impression Printed prior to the appearance of the scratches on the left arm of the idler and across theright breast of the temptress.
Catalog: Bartsch 76; Meder 70.d; Hollstein 70; Dodgson 28; Strauss 22; Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 18.
7 1/4 x 4 5/8 inches