Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
Erasmus of Rotterdam, 1526 (Meder/Hollstein, 105h or i/i). Monogrammed, identified, and dated within the plate. Engraving on laid paper with partial watermark, sheet size 9 13/16 x 7 5/8 in. (24.8 x 19.3 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Trimmed to or just within the plate mark, toning, ink (possibly iron gall with corresponding damage to sheet) and other staining, u.r. corner repaired, u.l. corner with losses, thinned spots to verso, repair within figure's right sleeve.
There are no other issues to report. The impression is 16th century.
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