• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)

    The Peasant and his Love (Bartsch 202; Hollstein 198)

    Price Realised  

    Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)
    The Peasant and his Love (Bartsch 202; Hollstein 198)
    engraving, 1521, a good impression of the only state, trimmed to or just into the platemark, remains of old hinging tape and glue with resultant skinning along the left sheet edge verso, otherwise in good condition; with November and December from The Twelve Months (B. 159; Holl. 182) by the same hand, a very good impression of the second, final state, on thin laid paper, with thread margins or trimmed just into the platemark, some surface dirt, otherwise in good condition
    P., S. 78 x 51 mm. (and similar) (2)


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    Provenance

    Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (L. 2669) (B. 202)