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Title

State ball in Bavaria

1500


Artist

Master MZ

Germany


About

This printmaker, active in Munich around 1500, is the author of twenty-two recorded engravings, each of which is signed with the initials MZ. The scene depicted here takes place inside the ducal palace of Albrecht IV of Bavaria. Three couples promenade to the music of a fife and drum, played in the balcony on the left. Below the balcony a guard drives away a curious crowd from the door with a staff. The couple playing cards has been identified as Albrecht IV, Duke of Bavaria and his wife, Kunigunde of Austria.


Details


Date

1500


Media category

Print


Materials used

engraving


Dimensions

22.2 x 31.3 cm image/sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.c., [incised plate] "M Z" [artist's monogram]. Dated u.c., [incised plate] "1500".


Credit

Gift of Mrs H.V. Evatt 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO18.1965


Artist information

Master MZ

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history