1471 - 1528
THE VIRGIN NURSING THE CHILD (B. 36; M., HOLL. 39)
Engraving, 1519, a fine, tonal Meder a-b impression, unframed
plate: 116 by 74mm 4½ by 2⅞in
sheet: 117 by 75mm 4⅝ by 3in
With thread margins, trimmed on the plate mark in places at left and lower sheet edge, in good condition, the verso with a flattened horizontal crease (not visible recto), scattered minute fox marks and some remnants of previous hinging along left sheet edge, unframed.
(A printer's crease along right sheet edge verso is inherent to production).
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