1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Pietà (B. 41; Holl. 50; S. 331)
engraving, 1596, with a Letter B countermark, second, final state, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the subject, the tip of each corner made-up, several pinholes at the right sheet edge; with four other plates by the same hand: The Angel announcing the Birth of Samson to Manoah and his Wife (B. 3), two plates from The Passion (B. 32 and 34), and The Standard-Bearer standing, facing left (B. 217), a later impression of Saints Peter and Paul seated in a Landscape (B. 106) by Lucas van Leyden, and Saint Simon (B. 49) by Albrecht Dürer, each plate generally in good condition
S. 177 x 127 mm. (7)
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