• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

    Christ among the Doctors, plate 16 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 91; Hollstein, Meder 203)

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    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
    Christ among the Doctors, plate 16 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 91; Hollstein, Meder 203)
    woodcut, circa 1503, on laid paper, watermark Fish Bladder, an impression from a later edition without text, Meder d, with narrow to thread margins, a long horizontal printer's crease extending from the left sheet edge to Christ's lower legs, with an associated 6 mm. tear at the left sheet edge, two other, minor printer's creases below, a small repaired paper loss at the lower left corner where previously hinged, otherwise in good condition
    B. 297 x 209 mm., S. 301 x 210 mm.


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