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January 27, 2017 12:00 PMCalender

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) The Flight into Egypt

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2977BLocation: BostonDate / 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.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The pinhole is within the further of the two posts. There are no other issues to report.

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Colnaghi, Wilhelm Eduard Drugulin, Bartsch, Egypt, London, Leipzig