2 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
Hercules (B. 73; M., Holl. 63; S.M.S. 22)
engraving, circa 1498, a very good brownish Meder II a/b impression, printing with great contrasts, before the scratches across the jawbone and the right calf, watermark Small Jug (M. 158), trimmed to or just outside the borderline on three sides and to the subject above, a repaired tear in the upper right corner, a horizontal central crease with associated, skilfully repaired tears, mostly visible verso, the tips of the lower corners made-up, other, minor defects
P., S. 322 x 222 mm.
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