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    Sale 7644

    Old Master Prints

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 18

    Albrecht Dürer

    The ill-assorted Couple (B. 92; M., Holl. 77; S.M.S. 3)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Albrecht Dürer
    The ill-assorted Couple (B. 92; M., Holl. 77; S.M.S. 3)
    engraving, circa 1495, a good Meder b impression, with margins, a skilfully repaired tear from the upper edge into the blank area of the sky, a foxmark in the sky, some pale staining elsewhere, minor thin spots and remains of old tape verso
    P. 149 x 138 mm., S. 157 x 145 mm.


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    Provenance

    J. A. Boerner (1785-1862), Nuremberg (L. 328, 329); with his letter code.
    F. Rumpf (1856 - ?), Potsdam (L. 2161)
    An unidentified collector's mark, blindstamp CM or GM (not in Lugt)