London, South Kensington
5 December 2012
Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)
Peasants behind the Hedge, from: The Peasant's Feast (The Twelve Months) (Bartsch 163; Hollstein, Pauli 186)
engraving, 1547, on laid paper, first state (of two), with thread margins on three sides, trimmed to the borderline above, a thin spot at the amorous peasant's elbow, otherwise in good condition
P. 49 x 73 mm., S. 50 x 74 mm.
Kupferstichkabinett der Statlichen Museen, Berlin (L. 1606), with their de-accession stamp (L. 2482).
R. Scholtz (1834-1912), Budapest (L. 2241).
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