Virgil Solis (1514-1 August 1562), German draughtsman and printmaker in engraving, etching and woodcuts. One of Nuremberg’s most prolific printmakers and book illustrators. Specialized book borders. His woodcuts illustrating Ovid were especially influential.

Page border 1 ¼” x 6 1/16”, Copper engraving on laid paper, trimmed to plate mark and mounted on rag card stock. Minor loss and foxing.