Lot 5
  • 5

Jean Duvet

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Sold
35,000 GBP
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Description

  • Jean Duvet
  • The Unicorn Purifies the Water with his Horn (Eisler, Bersier 68)
  • copper engraving
The very rare engraving, printed in grey-black, circa 1545-60, from The Unicorn Series, a very good, silvery impression of the second (final) state, printing with clarity, on paper with a Grapes watermark

Catalogue Note

Duvet signed his print emblematically with the bird plucking its down (duvet)at lower right.
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