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    Sale 11964

    Prints & Multiples

    15 March 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

    The Four Angels holding the Winds, from: The Apocalypse

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    Estimate

    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
    The Four Angels holding the Winds, from: The Apocalypse
    woodcut, circa 1497-98, on laid paper, indistinct watermark, possibly Small Scales in a Circle (M. 170 a), a very good proof impression before the German and Latin text editions of 1498, printing slightly unevenly yet with great contrasts and depth, trimmed to the borderline, a 15 mm. tear at the right sheet edge, the tips of the upper sheet corners made up, otherwise in good condition
    Block & Sheet 388 x 281 mm.


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    Provenance

    Vinzent Mayer (1831-1918), New York and Freiburg (L. 2525); his posthumous sale, Cassirer, Helbing, Rosenthal, Berlin, 8 October 1919 (and following days), lot 126 (Mk 500).
    Dr. Franz Winzinger (born 1910), Oettingen, Bavaria (L. 2600a).


    Literature

    Bartsch 66; Meder, Hollstein 169; Schoch, Mende, Scherbaum 117