The Nativity
  • Artist Mäster E. S. (German, verksam ca 1450 - 1467)
  • TitleThe Nativity
  • Dating ca 1450
  • Technique/MaterialCopper engraving print on paper
  • Dimensions14,2 x 21,2 cm
  • AcquisitionGift of Oscar Quensel, 1911
  • CategoryCopper Engraving
  • Inventory NumberG Q 1495/1911
  • Display StatusNot shown in the museum
Description
Master E. S., an innovative but now unknown German engraver, was active in the mid- fifteenth century. His œuvre was dominated by religious motifs, in a style influenced by the illuminated manuscripts that probably served as the models for his pictures.

Per Dahlström from The Collection Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg 2014