20 March 2013
The Engraved Passion (B., M., Holl. 3-18; S.M.S. 45-60)
the complete set of 16 engravings, 1507-1513, most without watermark, two with partial Bull's Head watermarks, a uniform set, good to very good and some fine impressions (Meder a-c), trimmed to the platemark or subject, slightly disturbed along the left sheet edge where attached to an album sheet, all very thinly backed, otherwise in good condition, bound in a modern morocco binding with the name of the artist and title in gilt on the spine and the artist's monogram embossed on front(book)
S. 119 x 75 mm. (and similar), 205 x 150 mm. (overall).
Robert Scholtz (1834-1912), Budapest (L. 2241); his sale, H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, 10-13 May 1911, lot 395 (M 1.800).
R. Descamps (with his bookplate).
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