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    Sale 2522 | Lot 17
    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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      Sale 2522 Lot 17

      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.

      Estimate $3,000 - 5,000