1471 - 1528
THE HOLY FAMILY WITH THE BUTTERFLY (B. 44; M., HOLL. 42)
Engraving, circa 1495, a good Meder k impression, on paper with a Bunch of Grapes with AP watermark (M. 130), unframed
sheet: 240 by 185mm 8⅜ by 7¼in
Trimmed to and along the plate mark, in good condition, with a couple of inconspicuous thinned areas in the sky, two tiny abraded spots in the upper corners, the verso with several small pale stains, particularly towards the right and left sheet edges, 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.
Ex coll. William Bell Scott (L. 2607)