Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)
A Mask held by Two Genii (Bartsch 228; Pauli 232)
engraving, 1544, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine, rich impression of the first state (of two), with thread margins at top and right, trimmed to the platemark at left and below, a tiny paper loss and two very short tears repaired at lower centre, generally in good condition
P., S. 50 x 73 mm.
Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg (1805-1865), Klein-Dels, Schlesien (Lugt 2669), this impression cited in Hollstein.
Friedrich August II (1797-1854), King of Saxony, Dresden (L. 972).
Albert W. Blum (1882-1952), New Jersey (L. 79b); his sale Sotheby's, New York, 27 February 1988, lot 1186.