• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 65

    After Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503) by the 'Premier Engraver'

    The Senators, from the Triumph of Julius Caesar (Bartsch 11)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503) by the 'Premier Engraver'
    The Senators, from the Triumph of Julius Caesar (Bartsch 11)
    engraving, circa 1495, on laid paper, a good but slightly later impression of this extremely rare print, trimmed to or just outside the borderline, a 80 mm. vertical tear at the left sheet edge, a central horizontal fold and three central vertical folds with associate repaired tears at the top and bottom of the sheet, two diagonal creases at the left and right sheet edges, a 10 mm. paper loss at the upper sheet edge at centre, other minor defects
    P., S. 286 x 267 mm.


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