Birth of the Virgin (Life of the Virgin)

probably 1503–04
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian (active in Germany, Netherlands, England), 1607–1677)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 080; Meder 192, after 1511, without text, h

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

P113

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund