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    Sale 7570

    Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    2 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    Albrecht Dürer

    The Whore of Babylon, from The Apocalypse (B. 73; M., Holl. 177; S.M.S. 125)

    Price Realised  

    Albrecht Dürer
    The Whore of Babylon, from The Apocalypse (B. 73; M., Holl. 177; S.M.S. 125)
    woodcut, circa 1496/97, a fine, clear and black proof impression before the text edition of 1498, watermark Imperial Orb (M. 53), trimmed to or on the borderline, a very unobtrusive, pale yellow stain in the clouds at centre left, otherwise in excellent condition
    B., S. 390 x 282 mm.


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    Provenance

    Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (L. 971).