25 January 2017
LUCAS VAN LEYDEN (1494-1533)
The Dance of Mary Magdalene
engraving, 1519, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of New Hollstein's first state (of three), printing very clearly with good contrasts, trimmed outside the borderline but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, in very good condition
Sheet 290 x 396 mm.
Baron J. G. Verstolk van Soelen (1776-1845), The Hague and Soelen (see Lugt 2490); presumably his sale, J. de Vries, A. Brondgeest and C. F. Roos, Amsterdam, 28 June 1847 and following days.
Hermann Weber (1817-1854), Bonn (see Lugt 1383); presumably his sale, R. Weigel, Leipzig, 17 September 1855 and following days.
With Arthur H. Harrow, New York, in 1930.
Edwin A. Seasongood (1876-1953), New York (see Lugt 826b); his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 5-6 November 1951 ($425); this impression recorded in Hollstein’s census of sales.
Albert W. Blum (1882-1952), Switzerland and Short Hills, New Jersey (Lugt 79b); then by descent.
With August Laube, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
The collections Verstolk, Weber and Harrow were listed by Dr. Blum in his description.
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