• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    Andrea Andreani (1558/59-1629) after Alessandro Casolani (1552/53-1607)

    Woman contemplating a Skull (Bartsch 14)

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    Andrea Andreani (1558/59-1629) after Alessandro Casolani (1552/53-1607)
    Woman contemplating a Skull (Bartsch 14)
    chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks in pale green, two shades of grey and black, 1591, watermark Eagle in a Circle, trimmed to the borderline, lacking the text below, window-mounted, some thin spots in the corners visible only verso, traces of old adhesive along the sheet edges verso, otherwise in very good condition
    B., S. 289 x 214 mm.


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    Provenance

    F. Quiring (L. 1041b)