• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

    Christ taking leave of his Mother, plate 17 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 92; Hollstein, Meder 204)

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    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
    Christ taking leave of his Mother, plate 17 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 92; Hollstein, Meder 204)
    woodcut, circa 1504-5, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Shield with Crown, a good impression from a later edition without text, possibly Meder g, the gaps in the upper borderline filled in with pen and ink, trimmed to the borderline, a tiny brown spot in the sky at upper right, another very pale and unobtrusive stain at the large bird at right, generally in very good condition
    B., S. 303 x 212 mm.


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