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Title

State ball in Bavaria

1500

Artist

Master MZ

Germany

  • 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Master MZ

    Works in the collection

    1

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  • 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.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions