• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    Andrea Meldolla, called Schiavone (circa 1510/15-1563)

    Jacob's Ladder (B. 1)

    Price Realised  

    Andrea Meldolla, called Schiavone (circa 1510/15-1563)
    Jacob's Ladder (B. 1)
    etching, circa 1530-40, without watermark, a good, strong impression of this extremely rare print, with thread margins below, trimmed on or just outside the platemark elsewhere, with offsetting from another impression (?) verso, three pin-holes just inside the upper edge, an unobtrusive paper flaw running up the left edge of the subject, occasional thin spots on the reverse where previously mounted, just breaking through at the lower left, otherwise in good condition; with Prophet (B. 83), etching, by the same hand, trimmed on or just outside the platemark, the platemark at left enhanced with pen and ink, otherwise in very good condition
    P. 150 x 106 mm., S. 153 x 107 mm. (B.1)
    P., S. 125 x 72 mm. (B. 83) (2)


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