VELLERT, Dirck Jacobsz.
(b. ca. 1480, Amsterdam, d. 1547, Antwerpen)
St Bernard Adoring the Christ Child1524
Engraving, 171 x 122 mm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Dirk Jacobsz. Vellert was influenced by Jan Gossart early on in his career, when he began to fill his prints with Italian Renaissance ornament and classically inspired architectural settings in carefully measured spaces, as in the present print.