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Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) The Virgin and Child Seated by a Tree

Auction:
2703B
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$3,936$3,200

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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)

The Virgin and Child Seated by a Tree, 1513 (Bartsch, 35; Hollstein, 34 only state; Meder, 34d/e). Monogrammed within the plate, collector's marks (see below) and annotations to verso, identified in text affixed to the backing. Engraving on laid paper, image size 5 1/4 x 5 11/16 in. (13.3 x 14.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Trimmed to plate mark, subtle staining, glue residue to left edge on verso.

Provenance: Ex-collection of Bernhard Keller (1789-1870), Schaffhouse (Lugt, 384); Sotheby's New York, Sale 8344, Lot 4A, September 26, 2007, to a private Massachusetts collection.

Estimate $2,500-3,500


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Bartsch, Bernhard Keller, Massachusetts

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