3 December 2002,
Price realised GBP 35,850
GBP 35,000 - GBP 45,000
Workshop of The Meister der Bergwolken
The Madonna nursing the Child (Schreiber 2488)
dotted metal cut, circa 1470-80, hand-coloured in rose madder lake, rose madder, yellow and dark green, on laid paper with a partial watermark, trimmed just into the border top and bottom, on or just outside elsewhere, several tiny breaks in the paper, presumably caused by the press, an unobtrusive horizontal fold, otherwise in remarkably good condition, framed
S. 178 x 124mm.
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Missale Magdeburg at Schloss Tapiau (1480)
Incorporated in 1542 into the Ducal Schlossbibliothek at Königsberg Universitätsbibliothek, Königsberg
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