UNKNOWN MASTER, German
Engraving, 227 x 179 mm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco
The engraver of this print is named the Master of the Banderoles for his frequent use of inscribed scrolls. He was a follower of Master E.S., one of the most influential engravers in the third quarter of the fifteenth century. This master copied not only the compositions of Master E.S., but those of the Master of the Playing Cards other German and Netherlandish painters. The present picture shows his version of Rogier van der Weyden's Deposition.