ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

Melencolia I

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Melencolia I
engraving, 1514, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine, warm Meder IIa impression, printing very sharply and clearly and with intense contrasts, the figure's face printing darkly (as called for by Meder in early impressions), trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, trimmed to the borderline in places, two unobtrusive, flattened folds, mostly visible verso, a couple of small, skilfully repaired paper splits and short tears in places, otherwise in good condition
Sheet 238 x 186 mm.
Literature
Bartsch 74; Meder, Hollstein 75; Schoch Mende Scherbaum 71
Special notice
These lots have been imported from outside the EU or, if the UK has withdrawn from the EU without an agreed transition deal, from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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