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    Sale 7644

    Old Master Prints

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    Albrecht Dürer

    Knight, Death and Devil (B. 98; M., Holl. 74; S.M.S. 69)

    Price Realised  

    Albrecht Dürer
    Knight, Death and Devil (B. 98; M., Holl. 74; S.M.S. 69)
    engraving, 1513, without watermark, a very good impression, probably Meder b, printing with inky plate edges, thread margins all round, a 3 mm. tear at the left sheet edge, a tiny, skilfully repaired area in the grass above the devil's horn, mainly visible verso, some touches of pen and ink along the plate edges, generally in very good condition
    P. 245 x 188 mm., S. 246 x 189 mm.


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    Provenance

    Probably Charles Scarisbrick (1801-1860), Scarisbrick Hall and Writhington (L. 522 suppl.)