ALBRECHT DÜRER | CHRIST ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES (B., M., HOLL. 19)
Property from a Private Collection
1471 - 1528
CHRIST ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES (B., M., HOLL. 19)
Etching, 1515, a very fine, early impression, the rust marks just beginning to show around the borderline but not in the clouds, unframed
plate: 225 by 159mm 8⅞ by 6¼in
sheet: 230 by 165mm 9 by 6½in
With narrow margins, in good condition, the extreme lower right corner repaired, a very small thinned area at lower right, a couple of unobtrusive pale brown stains, unframed.
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.
D.U. (L.796), unidentified by Lugt, is a stamp of Arkady Alferoff (L. 1727); sale Munich, Montmorillon (Joseph Maillinger), 10 May, 1869, lot 146 (‘Superbe épreuve du premier état, avant les taches de rouille, chargée de barbes.’)