ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE VIRGIN AND CHILD CROWNED BY ONE ANGEL (B. 37; M., HOLL. 41)
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Property from the Estate of Jhr. ir. G.C. (Gijs) Six van Wimmenum (1892 – 1975)

ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE VIRGIN AND CHILD CROWNED BY ONE ANGEL (B. 37; M., HOLL. 41)

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

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

ALBRECHT DÜRER | THE VIRGIN AND CHILD CROWNED BY ONE ANGEL (B. 37; M., HOLL. 41)

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:6,875GBP

Lot Details

Description

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

ALBRECHT DÜRER

1471 - 1528

THE VIRGIN AND CHILD CROWNED BY ONE ANGEL (B. 37; M., HOLL. 41)


Engraving, 1520, a fine Meder Ia-b impression, unframed

plate: 137 by 97mm 5½ by 3⅞in

sheet: 139 by 98mm 5½ by 3⅞in


Condition Report

With narrow to thread margins, trimmed just within the subject in places along the upper and lower sheet edges, a small skilfully repaired area on the right outer edge of the Virgin's head touched in with pen and ink, with slight areas of associated staining, three further minute skinned areas towards the right plate mark, the verso with remains of previous hinging in places along the 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.

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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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