Lot 16: ALBRECHT DÜRER The Four Avenging Angels.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
The Four Avenging Angels.
Woodcut, 1498. 396x287 mm; 15 5/8x11 3/8 inches, thread margins. A brilliant, dark and richly-inked impression from the 1511 Latin text edition, with very strong contrasts and little to no sign of wear. Tower with a crown watermark (Meder 259). From the Apocalypse. Trimmed on the black border line, with the border line preserved on all sides. Bartsch 69; Meder 171.