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Albrecht Dürer, Virgin and Child with Pear
 
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TITLE:  Virgin and Child with Pear
ARTIST:  Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)
WORK DATE:  1511
CATEGORY:  Prints and Multiples
MATERIALS:  Engraving
MARKINGS:  Watermark:
Anchor in Circle (Meder watermark 171)
SIZE:  h: 15.9 x w: 10.6 cm / h: 6.3 x w: 4.2 in
STYLE:  Old Masters
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  R. S. Johnson Fine Art  +1-312-943-1661  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  References:
Bartsch 41
Meder 33a
Schoch, Mende & Scherbaum 63

Notes:
1. A fine, early, silvery impression. On paper with an Anchor in Circle watermark (M. 171), dating the paper to about 1515. This is the only paper indicated by Meder to correspond to “a” impressions. In addition, the scratches on the forehead of the Child, corresponding to Meder “b” impressions are not yet visible.

2. This is one of Dürer’s most harmonious and successful engravings. Thausing (Dürer, Geschichte seines Lebens und seiner Kunst, Leipzig, 1884, Vol. II, p. 62) felt that these works, together with the Madonna by the Tree, were the most beautiful of all of Dürer’s engraved Madonnas.
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