Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528), German
JOACHIM AND ANNA AT THE GOLDEN GATE (FROM THE LIFE OF THE VIRGIN), 1504 [BARTSCH, 79; MEDER, 246]
Woodcut on thin laid paper with indistinct, partial watermark at the top centre that has a diagonal bar on an angle probably an "Escutcheon with Diagonal Beam" (Meder, 246) watermark, signed with initial monogram and dated 1509 in the plate. With 4-6 mm. margins on all sides.
Image/Sheet 11.6 x 8.2 in — 29.5 x 20.8 cm; 11.9 x 8.7 in — 30.2 x 22.1 cm
Collection of Canadian artist, Yosef G. Drenters (1929-1983) Academy, Rockwood, ON acquired in 1952 inscribed to the wood backboard;
By descent to his brother, Canadian artist, Andreas Drenters (b. 1937- ), Rockwood, ON