• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 24

    Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)

    The Penitence of Saint Jerome (B., Holl. 84)

    Price Realised  

    Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)
    The Penitence of Saint Jerome (B., Holl. 84)
    woodcut, 1509, watermark M in a Circle, a very good but slightly later impression, strong and even, yet with a few gaps in the borderline and a line missing in the ribbon below the Saxon coat-of-arms, trimmed to or just outside the borderline, a few touches of pen and ink in the gaps of the borderline, generally in very good condition
    B., S. 335 x 226 mm.


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    Provenance

    J. A. Boerner, 1830 (1785-1862), Nuremberg (L. 269).
    H. Freiherr von und zu Aufsess (1801-1872), Aufsess & Nuremberg (L. 2749).