• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7747

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    17 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 5

    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

    Saint Sebastian bound to a Column (B. 56; M., Holl. 61; S.M.S. 25)

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    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
    Saint Sebastian bound to a Column (B. 56; M., Holl. 61; S.M.S. 25)
    engraving, circa 1499, a very good impression of the first state (of two), without watermark, trimmed on or just inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, a skilfully repaired, horizontal tear through the saint's knees, two other, shorter repaired tears at the upper left corner and the lower right sheet edges, other minor defects
    S. 107 x 76 mm.


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