London, South Kensington
7 July 2011
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
Coat-of-Arms of Michael Behaim (B. 159; M., Holl. 287; S.M.S. 250)
woodcut, circa 1520, on laid paper, without watermark, a good Meder b impression, very rare, the blank text border trimmed off, otherwise in good condition; with Title page for Pirckheimer: Lucianus de ratione (M. 281), woodcut, 1513, with an Imperial Orb watermark fragment, published circa 1515, very good impression, letterpress text verso, with margins, with traces of red ink colouring, otherwise in very good condition; and Bookplate of Willibald Pirckheimer (M. 280), a modern impression
B., S. 201 x 190 mm. (3)
Julian Manheimer (1871-1947), Zurich (L. 1840d) (M. 287).
Kunsthalle Bremen (L. 293), with their duplicate stamp (M. 287).
L. Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (L. 2669) (M. 281).
Initials HR in a circle (not in Lugt).
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