Property from the Collection of the Late Walter L. Strauss
1471 - 1528
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE (B. 64; M., HOLL. 167)
Woodcut, circa 1497-98, a very good, black impression from the Latin text edition of 1511, though printing slightly unevenly in places, on paper with a Flower with Triangle watermark (M. 127), unframed
sheet: 393 by 278mm 15½ by 11in
Trimmed outside or just into the borderline, in good condition apart from occasional spots of soiling and fox marks (some historically treated), a minute repair at lower centre sheet edge verso, unframed.
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Ex coll. Gustav Friedrich Konstantin Parthey (L. 2014)