Knight, Death and the Devil after Durer Meisterstiche Bundesdruckerei Berlin Framed - 20th C., Berlin. Knight, Death and the Devil is one of the three Durer master prints or Meisterstiche. It portrays a knight in armor, riding his horse undeterred, surrounded by menacing beasts. It is full of symbolism that intrigued the best minds throughout the centuries. Zoom into photos to appreciate in detail. Renaissance art historian Giorgio Vasari described Durer's work as: "...of such excellence that nothing finer can be achieved." Full margins, stamped on the reverse with a Bundesdruckerei Berlin blue seal and marked with a blind embossed eagle on the bottom right corner of the margin. The German Bundesdruckerei (Federal Printing House), in addition to its function of printing currency, securities, stamps, etc., continued the tradition, from the Kaiser era, of making copies such as this of old master copper plate engravings. In very good condition, with minor toning, matted and framed, ready to display. Shipped fully insured with tracking number. One of a pair, in matching natural wood frames, listed separately (see last photo for reference, this listing is for one).
Measurements: frame: 21.5"by 16"; platemark: 10.25" by 8" approximately.