Old Master Prints

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 25.01.2017

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER (CIRCA 1445-1491)

MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491)
The Archangel Gabriel (The Angel of the Annunciation)
MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491) The Archangel Gabriel (The Angel of the Annunciation) engraving, 1470-1480, on laid paper, watermark Gothic P with Flower (similar to Lehrs 59), a good but slightly later

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER (CIRCA 1445-1491)

MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491)
Saint Thomas
MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491) Saint Thomas engraving, circa 1470-82, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine and rich impression of the second, final state, after the reduction of the plate, trimmed to or just inside the platemark, in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER (CIRCA 1445-1491)

MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491)
Christ before Annas, from: The Passion
MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491) Christ before Annas, from: The Passion engraving, circa 1480, on laid paper, without watermark, a good, rich impression, printing with strong contrasts, a few light scratches to the

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER (CIRCA 1445-1491)

MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491)
The Death of the Virgin
MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491) The Death of the Virgin engraving, circa 1470-74, on laid paper, watermark Small Bull’s Head with Staff and Star (Stogdon BHX 11d), a fine impression of the very rare first state (of three), printing

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER (CIRCA 1445-1491)

MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491)
Saint Michael slaying the Dragon
MARTIN SCHONGAUER ( CIRCA 1445-1491) Saint Michael slaying the Dragon engraving, circa 1469-74, on laid paper, watermark Gothic P with Flower (Stogdon 20), a fine, clear and even impression, printing with light vertical wiping

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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CIRCLE OF ANDREA MANTEGNA (‘THE PREMIER ENGRAVER’)

CIRCLE OF ANDREA MANTEGNA (‘THE PREMIER ENGRAVER’)
Four Dancing Muses
CIRCLE OF ANDREA MANTEGNA (‘THE PREMIER ENGRAVER’) Four Dancing Muses engraving, circa 1497, on laid paper, watermark Small Flower (Martineau 12; similar to Briquet 6327), a very good impression of this rare print, trimmed inside

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ATTRIBUTED TO GIOVANNI ANTONIO DA BRESCIA (CIRCA 1460 - CIRC...

ATTRIBUTED TO GIOVANNI ANTONIO DA BRESCIA ( CIRCA 1460 - CIRCA 1520) AFTER ANDREA MANTEGNA (1431-1506)
Entombment with three Birds
ATTRIBUTED TO GIOVANNI ANTONIO DA BRESCIA ( CIRCA 1460 - CIRCA 1520) AFTER ANDREA MANTEGNA (1431-1506) Entombment with three Birds engraving, circa 1490-1500, on thin

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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JACOPO DE’ BARBARI (CIRCA 1460/70-1516)

JACOPO DE’ BARBARI ( CIRCA 1460/70-1516)
Triton and Nereid
JACOPO DE’ BARBARI ( CIRCA 1460/70-1516) Triton and Nereid engraving, circa 1495-1516, on laid paper, watermark High Crown (similar to Briquet 4922, Southern Germany, circa 1502-25), a very fine impression of this extremely rare engraving

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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NORTH ITALIAN SCHOOL (LATE 15TH OR EARLY 16TH CENTURY)

NORTH ITALIAN SCHOOL (LATE 15TH OR EARLY 16TH CENTURY)
Madonna lactans with the Last Supper
NORTH ITALIAN SCHOOL (LATE 15TH OR EARLY 16TH CENTURY) Madonna lactans with the Last Supper woodcut printed from two blocks in black with extensive handcolouring in blue, yellow, white, grey and brown, late

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Martyrdom of Saint John, from: The Apocalypse
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Martyrdom of Saint John, from: The Apocalypse woodcut, circa 1498, on laid paper, without watermark, a good impression from the Latin text edition of 1511, with margins, in very good condition

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Vision of the Seven Candlesticks, from: The Apocalypse
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Vision of the Seven Candlesticks, from: The Apocalypse woodcut, circa 1497/98, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression from the Latin text edition of 1511, with

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, from: The Apocalypse
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, from: The Apocalypse woodcut, circa 1497/98, on laid paper, without watermark, a later impression, trimmed to or slightly within the borderline, the

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Saint John devouring the Book, from: The Apocalypse
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Saint John devouring the Book, from: The Apocalypse woodcut, circa 1498, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression from the Latin text edition of 1511, with wide margins, a short

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Saint Michael fighting the Dragon, from: The Apocalypse
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Saint Michael fighting the Dragon, from: The Apocalypse woodcut, circa 1498, on laid paper, watermark Triangle with Flower (Meder 127), a very good impression from the Latin text edition of

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Bathhouse
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Bathhouse woodcut, circa 1496-97, on laid paper, watermark Augsburg Chalice (Meder 180, circa 1580), a good Meder d impression, printing a little unevenly, with thread to narrow margins, trimmed to the borderline in places, a

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Samson rending the Lion
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Samson rending the Lion woodcut, circa 1496-97, on laid paper, watermark Augsburg Shield (Meder 177, circa 1580), a good but later impression, printing slightly unevenly in places, trimmed to or just outside the

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Martyrdom of Saint Catherine
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Martyrdom of Saint Catherine woodcut, circa 1498, on laid paper, watermark Hand (similar to Meder 17), a good, even Meder d-e impression, trimmed to the borderline, the three tiny gaps in the lower right

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Christ on the Cross, from: The Large Woodcut Passion
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Christ on the Cross, from: The Large Woodcut Passion woodcut, circa 1498, on laid paper, watermark Tower with Crown and Flower (Meder 259), a good impression from the text edition of 1511

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Saint George on Horseback
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Saint George on Horseback woodcut, circa 1504-05, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine, rich and even Meder a-b impression, printing with three tiny breaks in the lower borderline, but before the break in the

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Saint Jerome in his Study
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Saint Jerome in his Study woodcut, 1511, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good Meder b impression, with narrow margins, uncleaned and with much gaufrage on the reverse, a small made-up paper loss at the upper

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Circumcision of Christ, from: The Life of the Virgin
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Circumcision of Christ, from: The Life of the Virgin woodcut, circa 1504, on laid paper, watermark High Crown (Meder 20), a fine proof impression before the text edition of 1511, Meder

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Christ among the Doctors, from: The Life of the Virgin
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Christ among the Doctors, from: The Life of the Virgin woodcut, circa 1503, on laid paper, watermark High Crown (Meder 20), a fine proof impression before text edition of 1511, with margins

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple, from: The Life of the Virgin
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple, from: The Life of the Virgin woodcut, circa 1505, on laid paper, without watermark, a good impression from the text edition

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Betrothal of the Virgin, from: The Life of the Virgin
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Betrothal of the Virgin, from: The Life of the Virgin woodcut, circa 1504, on laid paper, watermark Small City Gate (Meder 266), a very good, clear and strong Meder d impression, after

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Death of the Virgin, from: The Life of the Virgin
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Death of the Virgin, from: The Life of the Virgin woodcut, 1510, on laid paper, watermark Tower with Crown and Flower (Meder 259), a good impression from the text edition of 1511, with

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
Christ on the Mount of Olives
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) Christ on the Mount of Olives woodcut, circa 1508-09, on laid paper, watermark Large City Gate (Meder 260), a very good, clear impression of this rare woodcut, printing with much gaufrage, with small margins, in very

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ATTRIBUTED TO ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ATTRIBUTED TO ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Michelfeld Tapestry: Central Panel ('Allegory of Social Injustice')
ATTRIBUTED TO ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Michelfeld Tapestry: Central Panel ('Allegory of Social Injustice') woodcut with letterpress text, circa 1521-26, on laid paper, watermark

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Siege of a Fortress
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Siege of a Fortress woodcut printed from two blocks, 1527, on two sheets of laid paper, watermark Large Eagle with two Fishes, good but later impressions, Meder g, published in Arnhem, 1603, with some gaps and worm

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Ravisher
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Ravisher engraving, circa 1495, on laid paper, without watermark, a strong, slightly over-inked impression, probably Meder f, trimmed to or fractionally into the subject, the lower right corner skilfully made up, a small repaired

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2017

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Monstrous Sow of Landser
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528) The Monstrous Sow of Landser engraving, 1496, on laid paper, watermark High Crown (Meder 20), a fine Meder b-c impression, quite black but with faint vertical scratches, trimmed just outside the borderline and

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 25 Jan 2017