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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    Albrecht Dürer

    The Holy Family with three Hares (B. 102; M., Holl. 212; S.M.S. 108)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Albrecht Dürer
    The Holy Family with three Hares (B. 102; M., Holl. 212; S.M.S. 108)
    woodcut, circa 1496, on thin laid paper, without watermark, a Meder g impression, with 3-5 mm. margins, with an unobtrusive horizontal printer's crease at centre, a few short tears and tiny paper losses in the left margin, pale scattered foxing, generally in good condition; with The Martyrdom of St. Catherine (B. 120; M., Holl. 236; S.M.S. 128), woodcut, 1498, on laid paper, watermark Small Crest with Cross and Trimount (M. 151), a Meder c/d impression; and The Martyrdom of the Ten Thousand (B. 117; M., Holl. 218; S.M.S. 104), woodcut, 1496, a later impression, both by the same hand, with some defects
    B. 394 x 286 mm., S. 400 x 294 mm. (and similar) (3)


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    Provenance

    Unidentified initials M.N. in pen and ink recto (not in Lugt)