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April 1212, 2018
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LOT 85

Lot 85

Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)

Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
Lot 85 Details
Albrecht Durer (1471-1528), German


Woodcut on light brown laid paper of German origin with Gothic Pea with Flower watermark type Nr. 9185 (Briquet), the paper dated, circa 1461-1490 to the typed catalogue information verso backing
Image/Sheet 15.25" x 11" — 38.7 x 27.9 cm.; 15.9" x 11.6" — 40.4 x 29.5 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $1,920
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
  • Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)
  • Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)

With A.J. Birkenmayer, Toronto, his statement of opinion dated May 3rd, 1976 in pen and ink to his label on a typed label verso backing


See C.M. Briquet: “Les Filigrans,” Volume II, type Nr. 9185


This lot is accompanied by a typed description dated May 3rd, 1976 by A.J. Birkenmayer, Toronto, where the examiner observed the watermark in the paper and provided a facsimile ink drawing of the mark on the label. The paper dating from 1461 to 1490 is identified as German made, and the type of 15th century paper common in Bremen, Bielefeld, Cologne, Lubeck, Marburg, Metz, Osnabruck, and Wolbeck,(Westphalia) as recorded on the label mounted to the backboard verso.


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LOT 85

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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