Engraving signed with his monogram GP upper left
|Condition:||In good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Furor (Ira)|
|Artist:||Georg Pencz (ca 1500-1550)|
8,30 x 5,30 cm trimmed on plate border.
A good impression with no folds or tears..
With corners on a collection sheet.
whole-length, winged female figure stepping to right, wearing a helmet and cuirass and holding a torch and long sword; a bear on the ground at right; from a series of seven engravings. c.1541 Engraving
Print made by: Georg Pencz
Signed with monogram at upper left and lettered in lower margin: 'IRA FUROR BREVIS SUM'
Landau 1978 102
With two collection stamps on the backside.
Formerly in the Kessler Museum in Hannover.
Georg Pencz (c.1500 - 1550)
Nuremberg painter, 'Little Master' engraver, and designer of woodcuts. Pencz was influenced by Albrecht Dürer and is believed to have executed Dürer's designs for the decorations of the Nuremberg town hall in 1521. Together with Behams he was expelled from Nuremberg in 1525 for anarchistic statements made in support of the Peasants' War, but re-admitted the same year. It is assumed from stylistic evidence that he visited northern Italy, probably in the the 1520s, and possibly Rome around 1540). He was appointed painter to Duke Albrecht of Saxony , but died en route at Leipzig.
His engravings, are the most distinguished aspect of his surviving work. Although he acquired a high reputation for his work, he was, unlike the Behams, frequently in debt.
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