20 June 2000,
Price realised GBP 8,812
GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
The Virgin with the swaddled Child
engraving, 1520, a fine, atmospheric Meder a impression, with excellent contrasts, printed with a warm selective tone, trimmed on the platemark, traces of thread margin in places, a ballpoint pen stroke at the lower sheet edge verso, otherwise in excellent condition
S. 141 x 95mm.
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Bartsch 38; Meder, Hollstein 40
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France