Lot 31: ALBRECHT DÜRER St. Christopher.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Woodcut, 1511. 215x215 mm; 8 1/2x8 1/2 inches, thread margins. A superb, richly-inked Meder a impression, with no sign of wear and with very strong contrasts, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Bear watermark (Meder 89, which he dates to circa 1510-30 and cites for the earliest impressions of this subject). Ex-collection Franz Jozef von Enzenberg (Lugt 845, verso). Bartsch 103; Meder 223.