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Albrecht Dürer

Melencolia I (B. 74; M., Holl. 75; S.M.S. 71)

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Albrecht Dürer
Melencolia I (B. 74; M., Holl. 75; S.M.S. 71)
engraving, 1513, without watermark, a very good impression of the second state, probably Meder c, but without the scratches to her thigh, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, except trimmed on the borderline at the lower left sheet edge, some very pale, unobtrusive foxing, mostly visible at the upper sheet edge and verso, some horizontal central creases and remains of old paper hinges visible only verso, generally in very good condition
S. 238 x 186 mm.
Provenance
An unidentified inscription verso, :C: 47/ in brown ink (not in Lugt)
Gilbert Walch, in grey ink verso (not in Lugt)
Avocateur(?) Havre, in grey ink verso (not in Lugt)
J. H. von Hefner Alteneck (1811-1903), Munich (L. 1254)
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