Oct 29, 2019 - Sale 2522

Sale 2522 - Lot 17

Price Realized: $ 2,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
Virgin and Child with the Monkey.

Engraving, circa 1498. 189x120 mm; 7 1/2x4 3/4 inches, narrow to thread margins. A very good, evenly-printed Meder l impression, with the small dot in the clouds upper center and with strong contrasts. Bartsch 42; Meder 30.

With-- WENZEL HOLLAR. Albrecht Dürer, etching, 1645. 226x161 mm; 9x6 1/2 inches.

Hollar's (1607-1677) etching is based on Dürer's self-portrait of 1498 which is today in the collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. Hollar (1607-1677) made the work from Dürer's original oil painting, which was then in the collection of the Earl of Arundel (1585-1646), while in the service of Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel, the great connoisseur and patron of the arts, in London during the 1640s. Parthey 1390.