Lot 136: Albrecht Dürer. (1471-1528). The Prodigal Son. [B.28]
To be sold at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on 10th Jul 2013
Albrecht Dürer. (1471-1528). The Prodigal Son. [B.28]
Engraving. 9¾in (24.8cm) x 7½in (19cm). C. 1496.
A good impression with small margins and a central horizontal crease. Several touches in pen and ink and traces of restoration along the border line. The engraving is glued to the mount in two places.
* Colnaghi number 24267 in pencil on the verso.
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.