• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7747

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    17 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)

    Saint Christopher (B. 58; Holl. 79 IIa)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)
    Saint Christopher (B. 58; Holl. 79 IIa)
    woodcut printed in brownish black, 1506, watermark Open Jug, an impression of the line block only, second, final state, after the removal of the date on the tablet, lacking the text above and below the image, with narrow margins, a horizontal drying crease, a small paper loss in the upper margin, a repaired tear in the lower margin, a few foxmarks, a flattened crease lower left, remains of old tape at the sheet edges verso, otherwise in good condition
    B. 281 x 197 mm., S. 288 x 203 mm.


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