Property from a Private Italian Collection
1471 - 1528
SAINT JEROME IN HIS STUDY (B. 60; M., HOLL. 59)
Engraving, 1514, a fine, bright Meder c impression, printing with rich contrasts, unframed
sheet: 247 by 189mm 9¾ by 7½in
Trimmed on or just within the plate mark, retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, the extreme left sheet edge re-margined (1mm of the left edge of subject made up with pen and ink), two minute brown spots on the lion's forehead and paw (only visible upon close inspection), unframed.
(Inscriptions in pen and ink verso).
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.
Ex coll. an unidentified collector's mark (L. 2085)