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

The Promenade

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Promenade
engraving, circa 1498, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine, rich and atmospheric impression, Meder I c, printed with considerable plate tone, trimmed to or just inside the subject, the sheet edge at the sides and above very skilfully made up
Sheet 193 x 122 mm.
Wilhelm H. F. K. Graf von Lepell (1755-1826), Nassenheide, Berlin, Herrnhut (Lugt 1672); bequeathed to Friedrich Wilhelm III, King of Prussia and deposited at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin; transferred to the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, in 1835.
Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606); with their de-accession stamp (Lugt 2398); sold before 1869.
Arkady N. Alferoff (1811-1872), Bonn (Lugt 1727); his sale, Maillinger/ Montmorrillon'sche Kunsthandlung, Munich, 10-13 May 1869, lot 180 ('Seigneur et la dame.(B. 94.)/ Magnifique épreuve d’un rare qualité') (Mk. 120).
James Malcolm (1805-1893) Poltalloch, Scotland, & London (Lugt 1780); then by descent; the collection sold to the British Museum in 1825.
British Museum, London, with their duplicate stamp (Lugt 305), initialled by Arthur M. Hind (Keeper of Prints & Drawings, 1933-45).
With Colnaghi & Co., London (with their stocknumber C 32843 in pencil verso).
Count Antoine Seilern (1901-1978); presumably acquired from the above; then by descent; Christie's, London, Albrecht Dürer - Prints from the Collection of Late Count Antoine Seilern, 8 July 1998, lot 15 (£31,000).
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Bartsch 94; Meder 83; Schoch Mende Scherbaum 19
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