Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Nationality

German

Artist Dates

c. 1420-1468

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Date of Work

19th c.

Medium

Facsimile of etching and engraving

Edition #

Reichsdruckerei (German) Facsimile Print

Height

11 3/8"

Width

7 1/2"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: JSP Box 5, 234_CF

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Master E. S. is an unidentified German engraver, printmaker and goldsmith that was born c. 1420. He is known as a late Gothic style artist with his work centering on the subjects of religion, fantasy and mythology. His prints are widely reproduced and he is considered an old German master of prints. His rare original works can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Kupferstichkabnett in Berlin and Dresden.

Additional Information

Original work: Master E.S. (German, c.1420 - 1468) etching and engraving, 1466. This is an early 20th c. German Reichsdruckerei reproduction.

Written by hand: Master ES: Virgin Enthroned [Lower left] 424 is stamped [Lower left] Verso: Stamped "Facsimile-Reproduction Per Reichsdruckerei Berlin)

James Smith Pierce Collection

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

Darkening or bleaching from prolonged exposure to ultraviolet and/or heat from sun or artificial light

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