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    Description

    Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
    Samson fighting with the lion, c. 1496-97, posthumous impression
    Woodcut on heavy laid paper
    17-1/8 x 12 inches (43.5 x 30.5 cm)
    Signed in the plate lower center

    PROVENANCE:
    Galerie Michael, Beverly Hills, California;
    Private collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired from the above, November 5, 1986.

    LITERATURE:
    Bartsch, 2
    Meder, 107

    A certificate of authenticity from Galerie Michael (no. 110263), dated November 5, 1986, accompanies this lot.


    Condition Report*: No visible watermark. Scattered foxing; heavy mat burns; moderate light and time staining; two pin holes to the image, one in the upper left and one in the lower left. Numerous border breaks in the impression. Sheet has been treated. Tabbed along upper edge, matted and framed under glass.
    Framed Dimensions 33 X 26.5 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    7th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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