London, South Kensington
8 December 2010
Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)
Genius with Alphabet (Bartsch 229; Pauli, Hollstein 233)
engraving, 1542, a fine impression of the second state (of three), with thread margins on three sides, trimmed on or just into the platemark at top, a tiny thin spot at the lower right corner, in very good condition
P. 43 x 78 mm., S. 44 x 80 mm.
Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (Lugt 971) (probably the impression cited in Hollstein).
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