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Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) Five Soldiers and a Turk on Horseback

Auction:
2703B
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2703B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 07, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)

Five Soldiers and a Turk on Horseback, c. 1495-96 (Bartsch, 88; Hollstein, 81; Meder, 81a/e). Monogrammed within the plate, collector's stamp (see below) to verso. Engraving on laid paper, image size 5 1/4 x 5 11/16 in. (13.3 x 14.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Trimmed into edges and remargined, subtle toning and staining, hinges near each corner.
Provenance: Ex-collection of Le Comte Giuseppe Archinto (1783-1861), Milan (Lugt, 546); Sotheby's New York, Sale 7835, Lot 32, November 7, 2002, to a private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Bartsch, Hollstein, Massachusetts, Giuseppe Archinto, Milan

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