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Cristus signet Maria (Christ blessing the Virgin)

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Cristus signet Maria (Christ blessing the Virgin)

Artist: Martin Schongauer (German, c. 1430 - 1491)
Date: c. 1485
Medium: engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 × 6 1/8 in. (17.5 × 15.6 cm.)
Image: 6 5/16 × 6 1/16 in. (16 × 15.4 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from the Mildred M. Bohen Deaccessioning Fund, 2007.12
Accession number: 2007.12
Classification: print
Copyright:Public Domain
In Collection(s)
Label TextSchongauer is considered one of the most influential German artists of the 15th century. This rare print demonstrates the exceptional quality, innovative technique, and refinement of his work. Schongauer's art determined the future direction of engraving. Source: News, April May June, 2008.
SignedMS (monogram)
Markscollector's stamp
Lugt 109
Lugt 94

Catalogue RaisonnéLehrs V. p. 114, n. 18
entirely unexpected