London, South Kensington
8 December 2010
Albrecht Altdorfer (1480-1538)
Venus after the Bath (Bartsch 34; Wizinger 167)
engraving, 1520-26, a good but slightly grey impression of the first state (of two), with thread margins, in very good condition; together with Venus reclining with two Putti (B. 35; W. 161), by the same hand, engraving, 1520-26, a good impression of the final state d, trimmed just outside or into the platemark, generally in good condition
P. 60 x 40 mm., S. 62 x 41 (and similar) (2)
Albert W. Blum, Switzerland and New Jersey (Lugt 79b) (B. 34).
Ducs d'Arenberg, Brussels and Westphalia (Lugt 567) (B. 34).
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