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Lot 3612 - A202 Old Master Prints - Friday, 23. September 2022, 10.00 AM


(Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt a. M.)
Wallpaper pattern of satyrs and nymphs: 1. left half (satyrs on the left); 2. right half (satyrs on the right). Probably after designs by ALBRECHT DÜRER.
Two woodcuts on handmade paper, one of them with watermark: Large snake with letters W attached.
54.5 x 33 cm and 53.8 x 32.8 cm.

Passavant, Le Peintre Graveur III, Leipsic 1862, 206 (as Dürer); Heller, Das Leben und die Werke Albrecht Dürer's, 2104 (as Dürer); Pauli, Beham: 1342 and 1342a; Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: Ausgeschiedene und zweifelhafte Werke Albrecht Dürers. A19 and A20 each II of II (on light ground). - No.1 A fine impression, predominantly strong and slightly weaker in places, with small margin around the image. Joined at the central fold with old backing there from the reverse. Individual restored areas of damage in the margins. - No. 2 An excellent, deep black, predominantly even and clear impression with small margins around the image. The upper right corner supplemented. Various professional restorations, including the lower left corner and the left arm of the seated woman at the right margin. Restored tear at upper right margin and upper margin. All in all good overall impression despite the aforementioned defects. - Of great rarity.

CHF 2 000 / 3 000 | (€ 2 060 / 3 090)

Sold for CHF 13 720 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.