Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) The Flight into Egypt
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- American & European Works of Art - 2977B
- Date / Time :
- January 27, 2017 12:00PM
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
The Flight into Egypt, from The Life of the Virgin, c. 1503, impression prior to the addition of the Latin text for the 1511 edition (Bartsch, 89; Hollstein, 201; Meder, 201 b or c). Monogrammed within the matrix, collector's mark (see below) to verso. Woodcut on laid paper with bull's head watermark, image size 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (29.7 x 20.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Remargined, retouching to borderlines, pinhole and thinned spot (later to verso), pencil annotations to verso.
Provenance: Ex-collection Wilhelm Eduard Drugulin (1825-1879), a print dealer in Leipzig (Lugt, 2612); through to Colnaghi, London, in 1936 (according to annotations); through to the current private Massachusetts collection.
The pinhole is within the further of the two posts. There are no other issues to report.
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