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    Sale 7570

    Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    2 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    Albrecht Dürer

    A Coat of Arms with a Skull (B. 101; M., Holl. 98; S.M.S. 37)

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    Estimate

    Albrecht Dürer
    A Coat of Arms with a Skull (B. 101; M., Holl. 98; S.M.S. 37)
    engraving, 1503, a very good Meder I a impression, printing with much burr, slightly over-inked in places, without watermark, trimmed on or just inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, trimmed to the subject at the lower left sheet edge, very skilfully repaired paper losses at the corners, to the left of the woman's head and above the wild man's head, a repaired horizontal tear though his right hand and into her hair, other minor skilfull repairs, the sheet possibly very thinly backed, the subject generally in good condition
    S. 222 x 159 mm.


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