MEMBERGER, Kaspar the Elder
(b. ca. 1555, Konstanz, d. 1618, Konstanz)
Virgin and Child1589
Oil on canvas, 108 x 81 cm
This depiction of the Virgin still adheres to a relatively rigid scheme dating from the late medieval period. Apparently a copper engraving by Albrecht Dürer, dated 1518, served as the model for Memberger's composition of the Virgin enthroned.