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    Description

    Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
    The beast with two horns like a lamb, from The Apocalypse, 1498
    Woodcut on laid paper, with Imperial orb watermark (Meder 53)
    15-1/4 x 11-1/8 inches (38.7 x 28.3 cm) (image)
    15-3/4 x 11-3/8 inches (40 x 28.9 cm) (sheet)

    Property from an important Connecticut collection

    PROVENANCE:
    Swann Galleries, New York, November 5, 2005, lot 5;
    Acquired by the current owner from the above.

    LITERATURE:
    Bartsch, 74;
    Meder, Hollstein 175;
    Schoch Mende Scherbaum, 123.

    A brilliant, evenly printed and dark proof before the 1498 text edition. Meder dates the watermark from 1497 to circa 1520.


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    Condition Report*: Horizontal repair extending from the center left to the center right; adhesive residue with staining with staining along left edge verso; small tear to the lower right extreme edge; repair to the paper lower left corner; brown stain to the center right in the image; brown stain to the upper left quadrant. Hinged along upper edge and matted. Unframed.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

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