Albrecht Durer (1471-1528) was born in Germany. He was an incredible painter and printmaker regarded as the greatest German Renaissance artist. His vast body of work includes altarpieces and religious works, numerous portraits and self-portraits, and copper engravings. This is a woodcut, monogrammed (signed) by the artist. It is extremely rare, printed after Durer died in the mid-19th century. St. Joachim is thought to be the father of the Virgin Mary according to the apocryphal Gospel of James. Durer was a master and was rivaled only by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael. This is framed, matted and covered in plexiglass. The image size is 8 x 11.5. It comes with a certificate of authenticity.