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HANS SEBALD BEHAM (1500-1550)
HANS SEBALD BEHAM (1500-1550)
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HANS SEBALD BEHAM (1500-1550)

Job conversing with his Friends

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HANS SEBALD BEHAM (1500-1550)
Job conversing with his Friends
engraving, 1547, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of the second, final state, with thread margins, trimmed on the the platemark in places, some pale foxing at the lower left, another foxmark below the date and monogram, a tiny nick at the lower right corner, otherwise in good condition; with Moses and Aaron, by the same hand, engraving, 1526, a good but slightly later impression, trimmed to subject, in good condition; both framed (2)
Plate & Sheet 71 x 106 mm. (Holl. 17)
Sheet 76 x 111 mm. (Holl. 9)
(2)
Provenance
A.P.F. Robert-Dumesnil (1778-1864), Paris (Lugt 2200); his sale, Phillips, London, 1 May 1837 and the following days, lot 81 (£14, with eight others).
Ducs d'Arenberg, Brussels & Nordkirchen, Westphalia (Lugt 567); their sale, Christie's, London, 14 July 1902 and the following days, lot 252 (£7, with nine other Old Testament subjects, to Meder).
Josephine Bennet, Minneapolis; sold from her estate; Christie's, New York, 11 May 1992, lot 215 ($1,045).
Acquired at the above sale; then by descent to the present owners.
Literature
Bartsch 16 & 8; Pauli, Hollstein 17 & 9

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