Hans Sebald Beham Early 16th.Century Etching Putto With Shield

Hans Sebald Beham
Early 16th.Century
Etching
Putto With Shield
Circa 1520.
8.5 by 5.5 cms.

Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550). Was a German painter and printmaker, especially noted for his engravings. Born in Nuremburg, he spent the latter part of his career in Frankfurt. He is one of the most important of the “Little Masters” The group of German artists making prints in the generation after Durer.

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