ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE TURKISH FAMILY; THREE PEASANTS IN CONVERSATION; AND THE BAGPIPER (B. 85, 86, 91; M., HOLL. 80, 87, 90)
ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE TURKISH FAMILY; THREE PEASANTS IN CONVERSATION; AND THE BAGPIPER (B. 85, 86, 91; M., HOLL. 80, 87, 90)
ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE TURKISH FAMILY; THREE PEASANTS IN CONVERSATION; AND THE BAGPIPER (B. 85, 86, 91; M., HOLL. 80, 87, 90)
ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE TURKISH FAMILY; THREE PEASANTS IN CONVERSATION; AND THE BAGPIPER (B. 85, 86, 91; M., HOLL. 80, 87, 90)
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Property from the Estate of Jhr. ir. G.C. (Gijs) Six van Wimmenum (1892 – 1975)

ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE TURKISH FAMILY; THREE PEASANTS IN CONVERSATION; AND THE BAGPIPER (B. 85, 86, 91; M., HOLL. 80, 87, 90)

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Property from the Estate of Jhr. ir. G.C. (Gijs) Six van Wimmenum (1892 – 1975)

ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE TURKISH FAMILY; THREE PEASANTS IN CONVERSATION; AND THE BAGPIPER (B. 85, 86, 91; M., HOLL. 80, 87, 90)

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:6,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Estate of Jhr. ir. G.C. (Gijs) Six van Wimmenum (1892 – 1975)

ALBRECHT DÜRER

1471 - 1528

THE TURKISH FAMILY; THREE PEASANTS IN CONVERSATION; AND THE BAGPIPER (B. 85, 86, 91; M., HOLL. 80, 87, 90)


Engraving, circa 1486, a delicate Meder d impression; with B. 86 and B. 91, engravings, circa 1497 and 1514, both Meder c impressions, printing with heavy plate tone, each unframed

smallest sheet (B. 85): 110 by 72mm 4⅜ by 2⅞in

largest sheet (B. 91): 115 by 73mm 4½ by 2⅞in

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Condition Report

B. 85: With thread margins at left and right, trimmed along the plate mark at upper and lower sheet edges, in good condition, with small losses at upper and lower left corners, the verso with foxing, skinning at the lower corners, the lower right corner with a small associated perforation, unframed.


B. 86: Trimmed to or just within the borderline, in good condition, the corners laid to a support sheet, with two minute skinned spots in the man's robe, two small faint stains in upper right corner and between the figures' legs, unframed.


B. 91: Trimmed to or just within the borderline, laid to a support sheet, with a flattened crease running vertically along the left sheet edge, a couple of small thinned areas (a tiny associated perforation at centre of the tree), and small skinned and abraded areas in the grassy mound and in the blank area right of the tree, 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.


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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Provenance

The collection of Prof. Jhr. Dr. Jan Six van Hillegom en Wimmenum (1857 - 1926), sold in his sale at Frederik Muller & Cie, Amsterdam, 17-18 October 1928, Lot 525; where acquired by his son Jhr. ir. G.C. (Gijs) Six van Wimmenum (1892 – 1975); thence by descent to the present owners

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