Old Master Prints

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 10.12.2019

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MARCO DENTE, CALLED MARCO DA RAVENNA ( CIRCA 1486-1527) AFTER RAPHAEL...

MARCO DENTE, CALLED MARCO DA RAVENNA ( CIRCA 1486-1527) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) Battle Scene engraving, circa 1520-1525, on laid paper, watermark Crossbow in a single Circle (indistinct), a very good impression of this rare print, trimmed on the platemark, with thread margins and inky plate edges

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANTONIO DA TRENTO ( CIRCA 1510–1550) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540)

ANTONIO DA TRENTO ( CIRCA 1510–1550) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540) The Martyrdom of two Saints chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in black and two shades of brown, circa 1527-30, on laid paper, without watermark, an underscribed colour variant, a good impression of Takahatake's second

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANTONIO DA TRENTO ( CIRCA 1510-1550) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540)

ANTONIO DA TRENTO ( CIRCA 1510-1550) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540) Nude Man seen from behind (Narcissus) chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks in black and light brown, circa 1527-30, on laid paper, watermark Anchor in a Circle surmounted by a Star (this variant not in Briquet), a very good

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANTONIO FANTUZZI (ACTIVE 1537-1550) AFTER GIULIO ROMANO ( CIRCA 1499-1545)

ANTONIO FANTUZZI (ACTIVE 1537-1550) AFTER GIULIO ROMANO ( CIRCA 1499-1545) Caesar ordering the Burning of Pompey's Letters etching, circa 1542-43, on laid paper, watermark Small Circle ( circa 1545; see Jenkins, vol. I, p. 109-110), a fine impression of this rare print, printing with many horizontal

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS (1558-1617) AFTER CORNELIS CORNELISZ. VAN HAARLEM (1562-1638)

HENDRICK GOLTZIUS (1558-1617) AFTER CORNELIS CORNELISZ. VAN HAARLEM (1562-1638) The Dragon devouring the Companions of Cadmus engraving, 1588, on laid paper, without watermark, a brilliant impression of the first state (of four), with narrow margins, in very good condition Plate 248 x 319 mm., Sheet

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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DANIEL HOPFER (1470-1536)

DANIEL HOPFER (1470-1536) Heads of grotesque Animals etching, circa 1505-1536, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good, strong and clear impression of this rare print, possibly the first state (of two), before any rustmarks, with thread margins, trimmed just inside the platemark in places, a

Lot #: 70

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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HANS SEBALD BEHAM (1500-1550)

HANS SEBALD BEHAM (1500-1550) Ornament with Boy and two Storks engraving, circa 1540-1550, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of this rare print, trimmed to or just inside the platemark, a tiny backed paperloss at the upper right sheet edge, touched in with pen and ink, a

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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UGO DA CARPI (ACTIVE 1502-1532) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540)

UGO DA CARPI (ACTIVE 1502-1532) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540) Diogenes chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks in black and three shades of ochre, circa 1527-30, on laid paper, without watermark, a good but somewhat later impression, third, final state, with some wormholes and the small break

Lot #: 89

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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DOMENICO BECCAFUMI (1486-1551)

DOMENICO BECCAFUMI (1486-1551) Four Doctors (Four Evangelists) chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks in black and mushroom, circa 1540s, on laid paper, watermark Siren in a Circle (this variant not in Briquet or Takahatake), a fine impression of the second, final state, trimmed on or just

Lot #: 92

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS (1558-1617)

HENDRICK GOLTZIUS (1558-1617) Apollo Belvedere engraving, 1592, on laid paper, watermark Coat-of-Arms with Fleur-de-Lys and pendant Letters WR with indistinct Crown above, a fine impression of the the second, final state, with small margins, two small foxmarks on the figure's right thigh, small

Lot #: 122

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS (1558-1617)

HENDRICK GOLTZIUS (1558-1617) Hercules killing Cacus chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in black, pale ochre and light blueish-grey, 1588, on laid paper, watermark Bunch of Grapes with Stem in a crowned Shield with pendant Word (not in Briquet or Heawood), a good impression of Bialler's

Lot #: 126

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, from: The Apocalypse woodcut, circa 1497-98, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good, exceptionally early impression from the first Latin text edition of 1498, before the crack at lower left to the foot of the figure of Death

Lot #: 178

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Saint Eustace engraving, circa 1501, on laid paper, watermark High Crown (Meder 20), a very fine Meder a-b impression, printing with great depth and velvety contrasts, much burr around the dogs and twigs in the foreground, with thread margins or trimmed to the platemark at

Lot #: 191

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Melencolia I engraving, 1514, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine, warm Meder IIa impression, printing very sharply and clearly and with intense contrasts, the figure's face printing darkly (as called for by Meder in early impressions), trimmed inside the

Lot #: 200

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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HANS BALDUNG (1484-1545)

HANS BALDUNG (1484-1545) Group of seven Horses woodcut, 1534, on laid paper, watermark Paschal Lamb in a Circle (similar to Briquet 56, 1583), a good, strong and clear impression, slightly later, with some wormholes and cracks in the block, thread margins, a short repaired tear at the lower sheet

Lot #: 219

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ATTRIBUTED TO CORNELIS CORT (1533- 1578) AFTER A FOLLOWER OF HIERONYMUS...

ATTRIBUTED TO CORNELIS CORT (1533- 1578) AFTER A FOLLOWER OF HIERONYMUS BOSCH ( CIRCA 1450-1516) The Last Judgement Triptych (The End of Time, Heaven and Hell) engraving, circa 1560-65, on laid paper, without watermark, a good impression of this rare print, published by Hieronymus Cock, Antwerp

Lot #: 241

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA SCULTORI (1503-1575) AFTER GIULIO ROMANO ( CIRCA 1499-1546)

GIOVANNI BATTISTA SCULTORI (1503-1575) AFTER GIULIO ROMANO ( CIRCA 1499-1546) David cutting off the Head of Goliath engraving, 1540, on laid paper, with an unidentified watermark, a fine impression of this uncommon print, trimmed to or just inside the platemark, a short, backed paper split at the

Lot #: 242

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (1606-1669)

REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (1606-1669) The Three Trees etching with engraving and drypoint, 1643, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of this important landscape, printing with deep contrasts, with thread margins on three sides, trimmed on the platemark at right, a vertical

Lot #: 261

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534)

MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) The Dream ('Raphael's Dream') engraving, circa 1508, on laid paper, watermark Griffin (similar to Briquet 7447), a very good impression of this scarce print, trimmed to or just inside the subject, a long irregular repaired tear from lower right to upper centre

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) Alexander preserving the Works of Homer engraving, circa 1515-25, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of this rare print, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, a short

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ATTRIBUTED TO MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER MICHELANGELO...

ATTRIBUTED TO MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564) The Sons of Noah engraving, circa 1512, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of this rare engraving, printing with much plate tone and inky plate edges, trimmed on or just outside the platemark

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI ( CIRCA 1470-82 - 1527/34) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI ( CIRCA 1470-82 - 1527/34) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) Two Women with the Zodiac engraving, circa 1517-20, on laid paper, watermark Cardinal's Hat with Flower (similar to Briquet 3483, Vicenza 1535, but with Cinquefoil), a fine impression of this rare print, trimmed to or just

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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SCHOOL OF MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

SCHOOL OF MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) Theology and Metaphysics engraving, circa 1520-25, on laid paper, watermark Lion (not in Briquet), a very good, strong impression of this very rare print, printing with many vertical wiping marks, just beginning to show touches of

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER BACCIO BANDINELLI (1488-1560)

MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER BACCIO BANDINELLI (1488-1560) The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence engraving, circa 1525, on laid paper, a very good impression of the second, final state, trimmed to or just outside the subject on all sides, laid down onto modern card, a small surface loss to the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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FRANCESCO MAZZOLA, CALLED PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540)

FRANCESCO MAZZOLA, CALLED PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540) Judith etching, circa 1520-40, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of Gnann's second state (of three), Jenkins' second state (of four), before any of the later re-work with the burin, a thread margin above and a partial thread

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA SCULTORI (1503-1575) AFTER GIULIO ROMANO ( CIRCA 1499-1546)

GIOVANNI BATTISTA SCULTORI (1503-1575) AFTER GIULIO ROMANO ( CIRCA 1499-1546) The Resurrection engraving, 1537, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of this very rare print, the vertical wiping marks printing clearly, trimmed on the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA SCULTORI (1503-1575)

GIOVANNI BATTISTA SCULTORI (1503-1575) River God Po engraving, 1538, on laid paper, partial Armorial watermark with pendant Letter B, a very fine impression, with thread margins, generally in very good condition Plate 110 x 134 mm., Sheet 112 x 135 mm. Provenance Christie's, London, 29 January 1981

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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NICOLAS BEATRIZET ( CIRCA 1507/15-1573) AFTER MARCO DENTE ( CIRCA...

NICOLAS BEATRIZET ( CIRCA 1507/15-1573) AFTER MARCO DENTE ( CIRCA 1486-1527) AFTER BACCIO BANDINELLI (1488-1560) The Massacre of the Innocents engraving, circa 1540-1565, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in Circle, a very good impression of the first state (of two), published by Antonio

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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AGOSTINO VENEZIANO (1490-1540)

AGOSTINO VENEZIANO (1490-1540) The Three Holy Women going to the Sepulchre engraving, circa 1510-27, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in single Circle (indistinct), a good impression of this scarce print, with narrow margins, some minor stains, generally in good condition Plate 290 x 180 mm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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NICOLAS BEATRIZET (1507/15-1573) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564)

NICOLAS BEATRIZET (1507/15-1573) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564) Christ holding the Cross engraving, circa 1540-66, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys with Stamen in Circle (similar to Briquet 7317; Rome, 1566-75), a very good impression of this rare print, trimmed on or just inside the

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Dec 2019