• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    Giovanni Francesco Maria Mazzola, Il Parmigianino

    Saint James Major (B. 8)

    Price Realised  

    Giovanni Francesco Maria Mazzola, Il Parmigianino
    Saint James Major (B. 8)
    etching, circa 1520s, without watermark, a fine impression of this rare print, trimmed on or just within the platemark, in very good condition; with Master FP, Virtue conquering Vice (B. 24), etching, a slightly later impression of this extremely rare print, with thread margins, a tiny thin spot, generally in good conditin; and Andrea Meldolla, Lo Schiavone, Saint Peter (B. 25), etching, circa 1537, trimmed to the subject, a repaired tear at right; and Saint Matthew (B. 31) by the same hand, with a narrow margin at right, trimmed on or just outside the platemark elsewhere, minor thin spots on the reverse at the lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, both very rare
    P., S. 120 x 67 mm. (B. 8) (and similar) (4)


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    Provenance

    Unidentified, initials CP in a circle (not in Lugt). (B. 31)