Apr 28, 2022 - Sale 2602

Sale 2602 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 2,470
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Adam and Eve.

Engraving, 1566. 245x192 mm; 9 3/4x7 3/4 inches, narrow margins. Strasburg Lily watermark. A superb, dark and richly-inked impression of this scarce engraving with very strong contrasts. Mauquoy-Hendrickx 54.

With—Three additional engravings after Dürer. Coat of Arms with a Skull * The Virgin and Child with the Monkey, 2 impressions. Various sizes and conditons.

Wiericx (1549-1620), an artistic prodigy from a family of artists and engravers, made several ambitious copies of famous Dürer engravings during his teens and at the beginning of a productive artistic career.