Albrecht Dürer

1471–1528
Germany

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THE HOLY FAMILY IN EGYPT

Circa 1502

Sheet 14 from the series “The Life of the Virgin”

With monogram

Woodcut

300×212 mm

Impression in the Museum collections

Circa 1580s

Watermark:
a swim bladder with a star and the letters "JM"

Provenance:

State Hermitage;
Rumyantsev Museum since 1862;
in the Museum since 1924

Inv. Г-2270

Comments:

the impression is grey, without text on the back. It is dated by watermark (М. 202, III)

Other impressions in the Museum collections:

Inv. Г-2272, on paper with a watermark: A narrow high crown with the letter Р (М. 28, Br. 5035, 1542–1551) without text; made in the second half of the 16th century