Apr 28, 2022 - Sale 2602

Sale 2602 - Lot 153

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
The Fall of the Giants.

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed on 4 joined sheets in dark reddish brown, light brown and tan, 1641. 873x616 mm; 34 1/2x24 1/4 inches (overall), narrow to thread margins. Second state (of 2). A very good impression of this large, extremely scarce woodcut with strong colors.

A scarce, important woodcut; we have found only three other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Bartsch 12.