• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 13

    Lucas Cranach the Elder

    Saint Christopher (B. 58; Holl. 79 II; Strauss 4)

    Price Realised  

    Lucas Cranach the Elder
    Saint Christopher (B. 58; Holl. 79 II; Strauss 4)
    chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black and slate grey, 1506, a fair impression of the second, final state, after the removal of the date in the tablet, with narrow to thread margins outside the borderline, a small backed thin patch (?) at the centre of the sheet on the reverse, otherwise in very good condition
    B. 285 x 200 mm., S. 291 x 204 mm.


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    Provenance

    Albertina, Vienna, with their duplicate stamp (L. 5d).
    Dr. Albert W. Blum (1882-1952), Switzerland and New Jersey (L. 79b).