• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

    The Flight into Egypt, plate 14 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 89; Hollstein, Meder 201)

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    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
    The Flight into Egypt, plate 14 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 89; Hollstein, Meder 201)
    woodcut, 1504-5, on laid paper, watermark Fish Bladder with Initials IM, a good but slightly over-inked impression from a later edition without text, possibly Meder e, with narrow margins, a few small thin spots, a tiny brown spot in the sky, generally in very good condition
    B. 300 x 213 mm., S. 304 x 215 mm.


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    Provenance

    Achenbach Foundation (not in Lugt)