16 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
Three Genii (Bartsch 66, Hollstein, Meder 66)
engraving, c.1500, a later impression, printed with tone, possibly second state Meder a, on laid paper, with margins, two black ink tiny spots at the center of the image, a reapired tear to the left top sheet, remains of old glue with resultant skinning along the right sheet edge verso, otherwise in good condition
P. 116 x 71mm., S. 122 x 77mm.
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