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OLD MASTER THROUGH CONTEMPORARY PRINTS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

592 lots with images

May 3, 2007

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

MARTIN SCHONGAUER Christ Crowned with Thorns.

Lot 1: MARTIN SCHONGAUER Christ Crowned with Thorns.

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Description: MARTIN SCHONGAUER Christ Crowned with Thorns. Engraving, circa 1480. 163x115 mm; 6 3/8x4 1/2 inches. Small shield watermark. From the Passion. A good impression of this early print. Bartsch 13; Lehrs 23.

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER St. Peter.

Lot 2: MARTIN SCHONGAUER St. Peter.

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Description: MARTIN SCHONGAUER St. Peter. Engraving, 1481. 89x44 mm; 3 1/2x1 3/4 inches. Ex-collection Franz Josef von Enzenberg (Lugt 845, verso); and Ed. Schultze (Lugt 906, verso). With thread margins or trimmed on the plate mark. A superb, dark impression of this extremely scarce print with all the details printing clearly. Bartsch 34; Lehrs 41.

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MARTIN SCHONGAUER St. Bartholomew.

Lot 3: MARTIN SCHONGAUER St. Bartholomew.

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Description: MARTIN SCHONGAUER St. Bartholomew. Engraving, 1481. 90x51 mm; 3 5/8x2 1/8 inches. Ex-collection James Reiss (Lugt 1522, verso); Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (Lugt 345, verso); and unknown collector, ink stamps verso (not in Lugt). Trimmed on the plate mark. A very good impression of this extremely scarce print. We have found only one other impression at auction in the past 20 years. Bartsch 42; Lehrs 49.

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Holy Family with the Butterfly.

Lot 4: ALBRECHT DÜRER The Holy Family with the Butterfly.

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Description: ALBRECHT DÜRER The Holy Family with the Butterfly. Engraving, circa 1495. 236x187 mm; 9 1/4x7 3/8 inches. A brilliant Meder e impression with strong contrasts. Small high crown watermark (Meder 26, which he dates from the early 1530s). With thread margins or trimmed on the plate mark. Bartsch 44; Meder 42.

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ALBRECHT DÜRER The Angel with the Key to the Bottomless Pit.

Lot 5: ALBRECHT DÜRER The Angel with the Key to the Bottomless Pit.

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Description: ALBRECHT DÜRER The Angel with the Key to the Bottomless Pit. Woodcut, circa 1498. 393x282 mm; 15 1/2x11 1/2 inches. A very good, dark and evenly-printed impression from the 1511 Latin text edition, with strong contrasts. Triangle with a flower watermark (Meder 127, which he notes for impressions from the 1511 Latin text edition and dates from circa 1510-1515). Trimmed on the border line, with part of the border line preserved all around. Bartsch 75; Meder 178.

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