Old Master Prints

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Date of the auction: 09.01.2021 - 28.01.2021

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ANONYMOUS GERMAN, 15TH CENTURY

ANONYMOUS GERMAN, 15TH CENTURY Saint Catherine of Alexandria woodcut with hand-colouring, circa1470-80, on laid paper, a good and well-preserved impression of this large, undescribed early woodcut

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Virgin and Child seated by a Tree engraving, 1513, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine, warm Meder a-b impression, printing with great contrasts and clarity

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (1606-1669)

REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (1606-1669) Self-Portrait with Saskia etching, 1636, on laid paper, watermark fragment Arms of Amsterdam, a very good impression of New Hollstein's second state (of four

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Adam and Eve engraving, 1504, on laid paper, watermark Bull's Head with Flower (Meder 62), a fine Meder IIIa impression, printing with great clarity and strong contrasts

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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MARCO DENTE, CALLED MARCO DA RAVENNA (CIRCA1486-1527)

MARCO DENTE, CALLED MARCO DA RAVENNA (CIRCA1486-1527) Laocoön engraving, circa 1520, on laid paper, indistinct watermark Siren in a Circle (similar to Briquet 13888, circa 1523), a fine impression

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS (1558-1617)

HENDRICK GOLTZIUS (1558-1617) Mars and Venus surprised by Vulcan engraving, 1585, on laid paper, watermark Bunch of Grapes with pendant Initials IG (similar to Briquet 13194; first recorded Rouen

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Melencolia I engraving, 1514, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine, warm Meder IIa impression, very clear and with intense contrasts, the figure's face printing very

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ANONYMOUS 16TH CENTURY (FORMERLY ATTRIBUTED TO NICOLAS BEATRIZET) AFTER...

ANONYMOUS 16TH CENTURY (FORMERLY ATTRIBUTED TO NICOLAS BEATRIZET) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564) The Dream (Il Sogno) engraving, circa 1546, on laid paper, watermark Anchor in a Circle surmounted

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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LEON DAVENT (ACTIVE 1540-1556) AFTER LUCA PENNI (CIRCA 1500/04 - 1577)

LEON DAVENT (ACTIVE 1540-1556) AFTER LUCA PENNI (CIRCA 1500/04 - 1577) Christ descending into Limbo etching, circa 1547, on laid paper, watermark Basel Crozier (not in Briquet or Heawood), a very good

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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JACOB MATHAM (1571-1631)

JACOB MATHAM (1571-1631) Portrait of Hendrick Goltzius engraving, 1618, on laid paper, watermark Strasbourg Lily with Shield and Crown and pendant Letters WR, a fine and early, lightly tonal impression

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (1606-1669)

REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (1606-1669) Self-Portrait, wearing a soft Cap: full Face, Head only etching, circa 1634, on laid paper, without watermark, a good impression of the only state, just beginning

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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JEAN-ETIENNE LIOTARD (1702-1789)

JEAN-ETIENNE LIOTARD (1702-1789) The small Self-Portrait mezzotint with roulette and engraving, circa 1781, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of this rare print Sheet 213 x

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Five Soldiers and a Turk on Horseback engraving, circa 1495/96, on laid paper, without watermark, a Meder c-d impression Sheet 131 x 143 mm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Saint Jerome in Penitence engraving, circa1496, on laid paper, partial watermark Small Jug, a very good Meder c impression, printing with relief, beginning to show a little

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Whore of Babylon, from: The Apocalypse woodcut, circa1496-97, on laid paper, watermark Tower with Crown and Flower (Meder 259), a very good impression from the Latin

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Crucifixion woodcut, circa1498, on laid paper, watermark Bull's Head with Caduceus (Meder 81), a fine, richly black Meder a proof impression, before the text edition

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Entombment, from: The Small Passion woodcut, circa1510, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression, before the Latin text edition of 1511 Sheet 127 x 97

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Virgin with the swaddled Child engraving, 1520, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good Meder b impression Plate 142 x 97 mm. Sheet 145 x 100 mm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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CRISTOFANO ROBETTA (1462-1523) AFTER FILIPPINO LIPPI (1457-1504)

CRISTOFANO ROBETTA (1462-1523) AFTER FILIPPINO LIPPI (1457-1504) The Adoration of the Magi engraving, circa 1510-15, on 18th century laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lis in a double Circle, a good, even

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GIULIO BONASONE (1510-1576) AFTER GIROLAMO SICIOLANTE DA SERMONETA (CIRCA...

GIULIO BONASONE (1510-1576) AFTER GIROLAMO SICIOLANTE DA SERMONETA (CIRCA 1521-1575) Virgin and Child engraving, circa 1560, unidentified watermark Foliage in a Circle (not in Woodward, Massari nor

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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

MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) The Lamentation over the Body of Christ engraving, circa 1515-16, on laid paper, without watermark, a good impression, showing some wear in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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

MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) The Last Supper engraving, circa 1515, on laid paper, watermark Crossbow in Circle surmounted by a Star (Woodward 215, circa 1557), a very

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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AGOSTINO VENEZIANO (1490-1540) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

AGOSTINO VENEZIANO (1490-1540) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) A Young Warrior before an Altar (Alcibiades) engraving, circa 1515-30, on laid paper, watermark Bear (Briquet 12272, circa 1525, Switzerland

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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MARCO DENTE, CALLED MARCO DA RAVENNA (CIRCA1486-1527)

MARCO DENTE, CALLED MARCO DA RAVENNA (CIRCA1486-1527) Ancient Bas-Reliefs the complete set of eight engravings, circa 1515-27, on laid paper, three with partial watermarks Fleurs-de-Lys in double Circle

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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AGOSTINO VENEZIANO (1490-1540) AFTER MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER...

AGOSTINO VENEZIANO (1490-1540) AFTER MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520) Hercules and Anthaeus engraving, circa 1525-30, on laid paper, watermark Angel carrying a Palm surmounted

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ATTRIBUTED TO ALLAERT CLAESZ. (ACTIVE CIRCA 1520-1526)

ATTRIBUTED TO ALLAERT CLAESZ. (ACTIVE CIRCA 1520-1526) Nude Man with a Club seated in a Niche, attacking a Man (Hercules killing Cacus) engraving, circa 1520-1526, on laid paper, without watermark

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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16TH CENTURY GERMAN

16TH CENTURY GERMAN Little Masters: A small Collection including: seven engravings and one woodcut by Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550); two engravings by Barthel Beham (1502-1540); one engraving by Jacob

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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HANS SEBALD BEHAM (1500-1550)

HANS SEBALD BEHAM (1500-1550) Judith: Two Plates comprising: Judith and her Servant standing , engraving, circa 1525, on laid paper, without watermark, a good impression of the only state, printing

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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JACOB BINCK (1500-1569)

JACOB BINCK (1500-1569) Bathsheba at the Bath engraving, circa 1520-69, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine impression of this rare engraving, one of the artist's most complex and refined

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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AUGUSTIN HIRSCHVOGEL (1503-1553)

AUGUSTIN HIRSCHVOGEL (1503-1553) Landscape with a Castle on a Rock at Centre etching, 1546, on laid paper, without watermark, a brilliant, early impression of this rare print, each line printing with

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021