Lot 11
  • 11

Albrecht Dürer

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Description

  • Albrecht Dürer
  • The Virgin Nursing the Child (B. 36; M., Holl. 39)
  • engraving
  • sheet: 116 by 74mm 4 5/8 by 2 7/8 in
Engraving, 1519, a very good, delicate Meder b impression, framed

Condition

Trimmed on or just within the platemark to the borderline, retaining a fillet of blank paper at the right and upper part of left sheet edge, fractionally within the subject at the top, in good condition, the remains of old mounting at the left sheet edge verso, pale foxing visible on the lower left blank part of the Virgin's dress and verso, framed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
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