• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 31

    Albrecht Dürer

    The Lamentation, from: The Large Passion (B. 13; M., Holl. 122; S.M.S. 162)

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    Albrecht Dürer
    The Lamentation, from: The Large Passion (B. 13; M., Holl. 122; S.M.S. 162)
    woodcut, circa 1498/99, without watermark, a good impression from the Latin text edition of 1511, trimmed slightly irregularly on or just into the borderline, a small loss at the lower left, three other tiny losses into the borderline at left, a short backed tear at the lower right sheet edge, remains of an old backing sheet verso, some very minor spots and stains; with The Deposition (B. 12; M., Holl. 123; S.M.S. 163) from the same series, woodcut, circa 1496/97, watermark Tower with Crown and Flower (M. 259), a good impression from the Latin text edition of 1511, a little dry in places, trimmed on the borderline, one or two unobtrusive foxmarks, remains of old backing paper verso, generally in very good condition
    S. 391 x 282 mm. (B. 13)
    S. 388 x 277 mm. (B. 12) (2)


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