Lot 140: Albrecht Dürer. (1471-1528). Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist.
To be sold at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on 10th Jul 2013
Albrecht Dürer. (1471-1528). Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist.
Woodcut, 73/5in (18.9cm) x 5in (13cm).
Trimmed to the borderline, all four corners made up, laid on card with a few visible holes and abrasions.
Price Achieved: £Unsold
This lot was presented at at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on the 10th Jul 2013
Further Information about the sale:
This sale includes a fine collection of 4 Albrecht Dürer engravings from the collection of Sir Clifford Curzon and Lady Curzon. Another great treasure to be offered in the sale is a copy of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), the Theatre of the World. This vellum bound collection of 70 engraved maps on 53 double page map sheets is the work of Abraham Ortelius, and the work is considered to be the first modern atlas.