Current Inventory by Georg Pencz

Abraham and Sarah (Sarah Presenting Hagar to Abraham)

Artist: Georg Pencz
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Georg Pencz (1500-50) engraving, c. 1540,  Abraham and Sarah (Sarah Presenting Hagar to Abraham). Reference: Bartsch 1, Landau 1, only state.  [titled Sarah/Abraham and initialed in the plate with the interweaving PG].  In good condition, slight time discoloration (graphite verso), with thread margins, 50 x 85 mm, 2 x 2 3/8 inches. Provenance: unidentified collector’s stamp verso A very good impression with strong details. Pencz was one of the German Little Masters, the Northern Renaissance engravers known for their small scale engravings. In this engraving, the first of five Pencz made of the story of Abraham, we see his wife […]

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