3 December 2013
Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)
Melencolia (Bartsch 144; Hollstein, Pauli 145)
engraving, 1539, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of the rare second state (of six), with thread margins on three sides, trimmed to the platemark at right and remargined, a tiny made up area to the right of the tower in the background, another in the wing at the left sheet edge
S. 80 x 53 mm.
Ducs d'Arenberg, Brussels and Nord-Kirchen (L. 567).
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