The birth of the Virgin Mary, Anna receives refreshments from attendants while the midwife gives Mary her first bath. Woodcut after A. Dürer, 1503.
- Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528.
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1 print : woodcut ; image 30 x 21.4 cm
Some lettering is inscribed in ink and reads: "Albert Dürer Birth of the Virgin Life of the Virgin no. 5"
One of a series of seventeen woodcuts on the 'Life of the Virgin' - executed between 1500-1505
Ed. W. Kurth, The complete woodcuts of Albrecht Dürer, New York 1946, Pl. 178, p. 27
Wellcome Collection 17321i
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