• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    Albrecht Dürer

    The Harrowing of Hell, from: The Engraved Passion (B., M., Holl. 16; S.M.S. 58)

    Price Realised  

    Albrecht Dürer
    The Harrowing of Hell, from: The Engraved Passion (B., M., Holl. 16; S.M.S. 58)
    engraving, 1512, without watermark, a very good Meder c impression, printing very clearly and with good contrasts, with narrow margins, touches of graphite along the platemark, laid onto the backboard at the upper corners, generally in very good condition, framed
    P. 115 x 74 mm., S. 118 x 77 mm.


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    Provenance

    With C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf (according to a label on the backboard).