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    Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
    Hercules conquering the Molionide Twins, circa 1496
    Woodcut on laid paper, without watermark
    15-3/8 x 11-1/8 inches (39.1 x 28.3 cm) (sheet)

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT CONNECTICUT COLLECTION

    PROVENANCE:
    Tomás Harris (1908-1964), London (not in Lugt); then by descent;
    With Colnaghi's, London, on behalf of the heirs of the above;
    The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts; purchased from the above in 1968; de-accessioned in August 2013;
    Christie's, London, December 3, 2013, lot 1139.

    LITERATURE:
    Bartsch 127;
    Meder, 238;
    Schoch, Mende, Scherbaum 105.


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    Condition Report*: Trimmed margins. Several 1" horizontal repairs to the sheet, most notably along the right edge with two to the left edge; overall heavy light and time staining; scattered heavy creases; scattered heavy foxing spots; adhesive with residue and skinning to the corners verso; sheet does not appear to have ad any treatments. Hinged along upper edge to backing board, with mat. Unframed.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2020
    29th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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