25 mars 2009

The apocalyptic woman; and the angel with the key of the bottomless pit (b. 71, 75; m., holl. 173, 178)

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), The apocalyptic woman; and the angel with the key of the bottomless pit (b. 71, 75; m., holl. 173, 178) Woodcuts, circa 1498, two plates from The Apocalypse, after the edition of 1511, M. 178 on paper with an indiscernible circular watermark, with narrow margins, paper losses made up in pen and ink along left edge of sheet, with associated pale brown stains, other restorations (2). each circa 390 by 280mm; 15 3/8 by 11in. Estimate 3,000—4,000 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master, Modern and Contemporary... [Lire la suite]
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