• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 17

    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

    The Rejection of Joachim's Offering, plate 2 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 77; Hollstein, Meder 189)

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    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
    The Rejection of Joachim's Offering, plate 2 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 77; Hollstein, Meder 189)
    woodcut, circa 1504, on laid paper, watermark Fish Bladder with Initials IM, an impression from the later edition without text, Meder f, with margins, a skilfully repaired tear at the lower right sheet edge, another repair at the lower left corner, otherwise in good condition
    B. 295 x 212 mm., S. 305 x 220 mm.


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