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Albrecht Altdorfer (German, 1480-1538) Christ Appearing to the Magdalene from the Series Fall and Redemption of Man

Auction:
3031B
Lot:
500
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3031B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Albrecht Altdorfer (German, 1480-1538)

Christ Appearing to the Magdalene from the Series Fall and Redemption of Man, c. 1515 (Bartsch, 36). Monogrammed "AA" (overlapping) in the block u.l. Woodcut on paper, 2 13/16 x 1 7/8 in. (7.3 x 4.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Trimmed to the edges of the image, not examined out of frame.

Provenance, as inscribed on the frame backing: "From Richard G. Canott Estate, to W.H. Boardman, Jr. (9/91)."
Estimate $300-500

A fine impression. The sheet appears to the affixed to the back mat at the upper corners. Frame with broken glass (missing u.r. corner of the glass).

The inscription on the frame backing bears a misattribution to Durer.


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