Lot 13: ALBRECHT DÜRER Hercules, or the Effects of Jealousy.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Hercules, or the Effects of Jealousy.
Engraving, 1498. 322x222 mm; 12 1/2x8 3/4 inches, thread margins. A superb, dark and evenly-inked Meder 2 a-b impression, with very strong contrasts and no sign of wear. High crown watermark (Meder 29, which he dates from around 1485 to 1520). Ex-collection John, first Earl Spencer (Lugt Lugt 1532, lower left recto). Bartsch 73; Meder 63.