Original iron plate etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Dated and signed in the plate with the artist’s monogram lower center. A dark, richly printed 16th century Meder “b” (of e) impression of the second and final state. Showing traces of rust stains from areas of the plate which were handled, printed circa 1550. Collections in which impressions of this state of this engraving can be found: Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Kupferstichkabinett), Berlin; Museum of Fine Arts (Department of Prints and Drawings), Boston; Germanisches Nationalmuseum (Graphisches Sammlung), Nuremberg.
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