JEAN DUVET (1485-1570)
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT FAMILY COLLECTION
JEAN DUVET (1485-1570)

Une étoile tombe et fait ouvrir l'Enfer, from: L'Apocalypse figurée

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JEAN DUVET (1485-1570)
Une étoile tombe et fait ouvrir l'Enfer, from: L'Apocalypse figurée
engraving, circa 1546-55, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of this rare subject, printing with considerable ink relief, trimmed to or just outside the borderline, a small abrasion on the star, otherwise in very good condition
Sheet 302 x 216 mm.
Provenance
Dr Otto Schäfer (1912-2000), Schweinfurt, Germany (Lugt 5881); his sale, Kornfeld, Bern, 24 June 1992, lot 131 (CHF 30,000).
A Family Collection, USA; acquired at the above sale.
Literature
Bersier 22; Eisler 43

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