The Virgin with the Dragonfly

Albrecht Dürer
The Virgin with the Dragonfly
Engraving
1495

An original Albrecht Dürer Engraving.

1495

Original engraving printed in black ink on laid paper bearing the “Large City Gate with Pointed Roof” watermark (Meder 260).

Signed in the plate with the artist’s monogram lower center.

A strong, dark 16th century Meder “g” impression, with strong contrasts throughout, showing the horizontal scratch emanating from God the Father’s orb toward the right, printed circa 1560.

Catalog: Bartsch 44; Panofsky 151; Meder 42g (of k); Strauss 4; Schoch / Mende / Scherbaum 2

Size: 9 5/16 x 7 1/4 inches

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