Birth of the Virgin (Life of the Virgin)

probably 1503–04
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 080; Meder 192, before the text edition, b

Dimensions

Block: 29.7 x 21.0 cm (11 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.1157

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

signed on tablet lower center: [Dürer's monogram]

Markings

watermark: scales in circle (M. 169)

Provenance

Hollstein & Puppel sale, Berlin, May 29, 1930, lot 372; purchased by the MFA July 1930

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund