Print after Albrecht Dürer's woodcut Visitation, no. 8 in his Life of the Virgin series, shows the Virgin and St. Elizabeth, both pregnant, greeting each other as Zacharias stands in a doorway. Dürer's pet dog is depicted in the foreground. Dürer's monogram is on the plate.
Title from The illustrated Bartsch. New York : Abaris Books, 1978- , vol. 27, no. 628.
Watermark: P M in circle.
Library of Congress copy is trimmed.
Published in: The first Smithsonian collection : the European engravings of George Perkins Marsh and the role of prints in the U.S. National Museum / Helena E. Wright. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2015. p. 143.