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Lot 3626 - A196 Old Master Prints - Friday, 26. March 2021, 10.00 AM


(1471 Nuremberg 1528)
Erkules (Hercules Conquering the Molionide Twins; Hercules and Cacus). Circa 1496.
Woodcut on laid paper with watermark 'RIVES' and additional watermark 'Wappenschild mit Buchstaben und Halbmond', neither in Meder.
Titled in the upper centre of block: Erkules; monogrammed lower centre: AD.
39 x 28 cm. Framed.

Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 105; Meder 238 3 b/c (with the injured right eye of the young woman; late impression, after 1700). - Strong impression with margins around the partially extant framing line. The right margin predominantly with multiple backed tears, which partly extend into the image. With spots in parts, somewhat browned and with traces of wear. With traces of previous mounting on the reverse. Despite the mentioned defects, still a good overall impression.

CHF 900 / 1 200 | (€ 930 / 1 240)

Sold for CHF 2 250 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.