Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), The Penance of Saint John Chrysostom (B.63; M., Holl. 54)

Engraving, 1497, a strong, possibly Meder c-d impression, trimmed to the platemark, some pale fox marks, minor defects at upper left corner, otherwise in good condition. 181 by 117mm; 7 1/8 by 4 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000—4,000 GBP

Sotheby's. Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. 07 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's