• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    Albrecht Dürer

    The Betrayal of Christ, from: The Engraved Passion (B., M. Holl. 5; S.M.S. 47)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Albrecht Dürer
    The Betrayal of Christ, from: The Engraved Passion (B., M. Holl. 5; S.M.S. 47)
    engraving, 1508, without watermark, Meder f, trimmed to or just inside the platemark, generally in good condition; with The Man of Sorrows standing by the Column (B., M., Holl. 3; S.M.S. 45) from the same series, engraving, 1509, without watermark, Meder c/d, a slipped impression, with thread margins, small paper loss at the lower left margin just touching the platemark; The Deposition (B., M., Holl. 15; S.M.S. 57) from the same series, engraving, 1512, without watermark, Meder e, with thread margins, trimmed to the platemark at lower left; and Heinrich Aldegrever after Georg Pencz, The Four Evangelists (B., Holl. 57-60), the complete set of four engravings, 1539, without watermarks, good impressions, trimmed to the subjects, some very minor foxing mainly at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition; all prints laid onto album sheets at the upper corners
    P., S. 118 x 75 mm. (and similar) (Dürer)
    S. 121 x 78 mm. (Aldegrever) (7)


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