Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) Emperor Maximilian & Mary woodcut Triumphal Arch 1522


231mm × w 151mm

Bartsch 138; Meder 251

Designed by Albrecht Durer; German Prose; printed by Hieronymus Andreae.

Woodcut 16 from the first edition of the Ehrenpforte Maximilian.

Extremely rare detail plate of the triumphal arch of emperor Maximilian I. 

Woodcut in black on fine laid paper. 

Extremely fine and contrast rich impression.

Edges with old and very neat backing. Two minor spots of marginal restoration without loss. A few very minor age spots. Minor paper thinning.