• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 75

    After Parmigianino (1503-1540)

    Fortitude, from: Christian Vertues (Bartsch 4)

    Price Realised  

    After Parmigianino (1503-1540)
    Fortitude, from: Christian Vertues (Bartsch 4)
    chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in ochre, brown and black, mid 16th century, on laid paper, trimmed to the borderline, the upper right corner re-attached and backed, a 2 mm. tear at the upper sheet edge, a moisture stain at the upper sheet, mainly visible verso; with The Nativity (B. 3) by Parmigianino, etchings, circa 1527, a good but slightly later impression, trimmed to or just inside the platemark, in excellent condition
    B., S. 144 x 97 mm. (B. 4)
    S. 121 x 77 mm. (B. 3) (2)


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