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Lot 137: Albrecht Dürer. (1471-1528) The Virgin and Child with the Pear. [B.41]

To be sold at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on 10th Jul 2013

Catalogue Description

Albrecht Dürer. (1471-1528) The Virgin and Child with the Pear. [B.41]

Engraving. 6¼in (16cm) x 4¼in (10.9cm). 1511.

Condition Report

A good Meder B impression, with scratch on the forehead of Christ erased and thread margins all round. A few thin patches and with some minor restoration at the corners. Clear watermark of an encircled anchor (M. 171).

* Colnaghi number 25606 in pencil on the verso.

Value

Price Achieved: £Unsold

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Sale Details

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.

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