• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    Albrecht Dürer

    Pilate washing his Hands, from: The Engraved Passion (B., M., Holl. 11; S.M.S. 53)

    Price Realised  

    Albrecht Dürer
    Pilate washing his Hands, from: The Engraved Passion (B., M., Holl. 11; S.M.S. 53)
    engraving, 1512, without watermark, a good Meder b impression, trimmed on the platemark, some very minor staining at the upper right sheet corner where laid onto an album sheet, very minor foxing mostly visible verso; with Christ before Caiaphas (B., M., Holl. 6; S.M.S. 48) from the same series, engraving, 1512, without watermark, a good Meder b impression, trimmed on the platemark, with thread margins in places, in good condition; and Saints Peter and John at the Gate of the Temple (B., M., Holl. 18; S.M.S. 60) from the same series, engraving, 1513, without watermark, Meder b, trimmed to or on the platemark, two soft, unobtrusive horizontal creases, otherwise in good condition; all laid onto album sheets at the upper corners
    P., S. 117 x 74 mm. (and similar) (3)


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