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Nativity of the Virgin Mary, ca. 1493

  • Michael Wolgemut, German, 1434-1519

Woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed to image): 3 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (8.9 × 7.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1267.1

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, on block, upper edge: [inscription in Old German]

June 1889, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Michael Wolgemut, Nativity of the Virgin Mary, ca. 1493, woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1267.1.