Old Master Through Modern Prints Featuring Latin American Art

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Datum der Auktion: 02.05.2019

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). The original copper plate for The Adoration of the Magi is now in the British Museum and many extant impressions were printed during the 19th century; earlier printings such as the current work are extremely scarce. Hind 10; Levenson, et als., Early Italian Engravings from the National Gallery of

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ANDREA MANTEGNA (follower of) The Entombment . Engraving, after 1500. 305x440 mm; 12 1/8x17 1/4 inches.Fleur-de-lys in a circle watermark. Narrow to thread margins on 2 sides, trimmed on the plate mark 2 sides. A very good, dark and well-inked impression with strong contrasts (see Bartsch 3

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ANDREA MANTEGNA (follower of) Hercules and Antaeus . Engraving, circa 1490-1500. 335x237 mm; 13 1/4x9 3/8 inches. Trimmed on or just inside the plate mark. A very good, well-inked impression of this extremely scarce engraving, with strong contrasts. See Bartsch 16

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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, by Pierre Michel; subsequently with C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 2014. A superb, richly-inked impression of this extremely scarce, early Italian Renaissance engraving. Mantegna (1431-1506) likely based this scene, the left half of a 2 part horizontal composition created on separate plates, on an

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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). Campagnola's importance as an early printmaker and Renaissance artist corresponds to his use of stipple-engraving technique, which produced shading obtained by dots made by the point of the graver on the metal plate. According to Landau and Parshall, "The innovation allowed a much greater range

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER The Tribulations of St. Anthony . Engraving, circa 1469-73. 323x238 mm; 12 3/4x9 1/2 inches, narrow to thread margins. Second state (of 2). The letter D with a double cross watermark (Lehrs 5 ***, which he dates to the late 1400s). A superb, richly-inked and evenly-printed

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER Christ Carrying the Cross: the Large Plate . Engraving, circa 1480. 290x435 mm; 11 1/2x17 1/4 inches. Large letter A or V with a cross watermark. Ex-collection unknown collector, coat-of-arms with a checked pattern, verso (not in Lugt). A very good, dark and well-inked impression

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER Five Soldiers and a Turk on Horseback . Engraving, circa 1495-96. 131x148 mm; 5 1/8x5 7/8 inches. A good, dark Meder b-c impression with strong contrasts. Trimmed on or just inside the plate mark. Bartsch 88; Meder 81

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Bath House . Woodcut, circa 1498. 388x284 mm; 15 3/8x11 1/4 inches. A very good, dark, well-inked and evenly-printed printed Meder d impression with strong contrasts and little to no sign of wear, with the relief from the wood block still distinct on the verso. Augsburg chalice

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER A Knight on Horseback and the Lansquenet . Woodcut, circa 1498. 390x283 mm; 15 3/8x11 5/8 inches, narrow to thread margins. Second state (of 2). A superb, dark and evenly-printed Meder II b-c impression of this very scarce, early woodcut, with the razor-thin break in the block over

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER Samson Fighting with the Lion . Woodcut, circa 1496-97. 378x276 mm; 15x11 inches. A superb, dark and evenly-printed Meder b impression, with little or no sign of wear. Trimmed on the outer edge of the black border line. Bartsch 2; Meder 107

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER St. John Devouring the Book . Woodcut, 1498. 390x280 mm; 15 1/2x11 1/8 inches. A very good, early and richly-inked impression from the 1498German text edition, with very strong contrasts, no sign of wear and with the relief from the block distinct on the verso. From the Apocalypse

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Martyrdom of St. John . Woodcut, 1498. 392x282 mm; 15 1/2x11 1/8 inches. A very good, dark impression from the 1511 Latin text edition, with strong contrasts. High crown watermark (Meder 259, which he dates from the late 1400s to the early 1500s). From the Apocalypse. With thread

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER Virgin and Child with the Monkey . Engraving, circa 1498. 189x120 mm; 7 1/2x4 3/4 inches, narrow margins. A very good, evenly-printed Meder l impression, with the small dot in the clouds upper center and with strong contrasts. Property of The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Virgin on the Crescent with a Crown of Stars . Engraving, 1508. 118x75 mm; 4 3/4x3 1/8 inches, thread margins. Second state (of 2), with the outer halo completed. A superb, richly-inked Meder a impression in this state, with the vertical scratch in the halo at the right and with

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER St. Christopher, facing right . Engraving, 1521. 118x75 mm; 4 5/8x3 inches. A superb, well-inked Meder a-b impression, with very strong contrasts and before the scratches on the plate across the child's raised fingers and above his head. Trimmed on or just inside the plate mark

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Sea Monster . Engraving, before 1500. 251x188 mm; 10x7 3/8 inches. A brilliant, early, richly-inked Meder a-b impression with very strong contrasts and no sign of wear, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Ex-collection unknown collector (Lugt 1861, verso

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER Knight, Death and the Devil . Engraving, 1513. 246x189 mm; 9 3/4x7 1/2 inches. A very good, dark Meder f-g impression with contrasts. With thread margins or trimmed on the plate mark. Bartsch 98; Meder 74

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBERCHT DÜRER Coat-of-Arms with a Skull . Engraving, 1503. 215x154 mm; 8 1/2x6 1/8 inches, thread margins. Second state (of 2), with the scratch between the ground and the lowest arc of the helmet foliage to the right of the shield. A very good, dark and well-inked Meder II a impression with strong

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Lamentation . Woodcut, circa 1497-1500. 395x286 mm; 15 5/8x11 1/4 inches, narrow to thread margins. A very good, dark and well-inked Meder b proof impression before the 1511 text edition, with very strong contrasts. Partial bull's head with a snake watermark (Meder 81, which he

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Holy Family with Two Angels in a Vaulted Hall . Woodcut, circa 1504. 216x153 mm; 8 5/8x6 1/8 inches. A superb, early, richly-inked Meder a-b impression with little to no sign of wear and very strong contrasts. Ex-collection Franz Josef von Enzenberg (Lugt 845, verso); Stephan

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Annunciation . Woodcut, circa 1503. 298x212 mm; 11 3/4x8 3/8 inches. A good, dark and evenly-printed Meder d impression after the 1511 Latin text edition with contrasts. Double-headed eagle watermark (Meder 222, which he dates from the late 1500s). Trimmed on the border line

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Flight into Egypt . Woodcut, circa 1503. 298x212 mm; 11 3/4x8 3/8 inches, narrow to thread margins. A superb, dark and richly-inked proof impression before the 1511 Latin text edition, with strong contrasts and little to no sign of wear. Bartsch 89; Meder 201

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER Virgin and Child with the Monkey . Engraving, circa 1498. 189x120 mm; 7 1/2x4 3/4 inches, thread margins. A very good, evenly-printed Meder l impression, with the small dot in the clouds upper center (mostly obscured) and with strong contrasts. Bartsch 42; Meder 30

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Lamentation . Woodcut, circa 1497-1500. 395x286 mm; 15 5/8x11 1/4 inches. A good, dark and evenly-printed impression from the 1511 text edition. High crown watermark (Meder 259, which he dates from the late 1400s to the early 1500s). Trimmed on the border line. Bartsch 13; Meder

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Abduction of Proserpine . Etching, 1516. 297x201 mm; 11 3/4x8 inches, narrow to thread margins. A good, dark Meder c impression with the rust marks in the plate. Large city gate watermark (Meder 263, which he dates to around 1550). Bartsch 72; Meder 67

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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JOHANNES WIERICX (after Dürer) Adam and Eve. Engraving, 1566. 245x192 mm; 9 3/4x7 5/8 inches. Trimmed on the plate mark. A superb, dark and richly-inked impression of this scarce engraving with very strong contrasts. Wiericx (1549-1620), an artistic prodigy from a family of engravers, made several

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER Apollo and Diana. Engraving, circa 1504. 115x72 mm; 4 1/4x2 inches, narrow margins. A good Meder d impression with contrasts. Bartsch 68; Meder 64

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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LUCAS VAN LEYDEN Solomon's Idolatry . Engraving, 1514. 171x130 mm; 6 3/4x5 1/8 inches. Trimmed on the plate mark. A very good, well-inked impression of this scarce engraving, with strong contrasts. According to the Art Institute of Chicago, "King Solomon, famed for possessing the wisdom of God

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 02.05.2019

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LUCAS VAN LEYDEN The Baptism of Christ . Engraving, circa 1510. 141x180 mm; 5 5/8x7 inches. With thread margins or trimmed on the plate mark. A very good, well-inked impression of this scarce engraving. Bartsch 40; Hollstein 40; Volbehr 37

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 02.05.2019