Lot 19: ALBRECHT DÜRER St. George on Foot.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
St. George on Foot.
Engraving, circa 1502. 110x69 mm; 4 3/8x2 3/4 inches. A brilliant, early and richly-inked Meder a-b impression with very strong contrasts, all the details distinct and no sign of wear, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Ex-collection Baron Marochetti, according to a pencil inscription verso (see Lugt 392). With thread margins outside the narrow black border line. Bartsch 53; Meder 55.