• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    Albrecht Dürer

    The Nativity and The Presentation in the Temple, from: The Life of the Virgin (B. 85 & 88; M., Holl. 197 & 200; S.M.S. 175 & 178)

    Price Realised  

    Albrecht Dürer
    The Nativity and The Presentation in the Temple, from: The Life of the Virgin (B. 85 & 88; M., Holl. 197 & 200; S.M.S. 175 & 178)
    two woodcuts on one sheet, recto and verso, circa 1502/03 and 1505, watermark Flower with Triangle (M. 127), very good impressions from the Latin text edition of 1511, with considerable gaufrage, the full sheet, as published, the central vertical fold with stitching holes, minor wear and several short tears, generally in good condition
    B. 300 x 208 mm. (B. 85)
    B. 296 x 209 mm. (B. 88)
    S. 380 x 540 mm.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION