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Lot 4: Israhel van Meckenem (circa 1440-1503)

Est: £6,000 GBP - £8,000 GBP
Christie'sDecember 07, 2010London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

Israhel van Meckenem (circa 1440-1503)
The Mass of Saint Gregory (G. 291; L., Holl. 353)
engraving, circa 1480, watermark Coat-of-Arms with two Fleur-de-Lys and two Fish (Lehrs 35; similar to Piccard 128376, dated Mecheln 1495), a good impression of the fourth state (of five) of this rare print, lacking the indulgence text below, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, in excellent condition
S. 205 x 147 mm.

Artist or Maker

Provenance

Fürst von Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna (not in Lugt).

Notes

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.

Auction Details

Old Master Prints

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Christie's
December 07, 2010, 12:00 AM GMT

8 King Street, St. James's, London, LDN, SW1Y 6QT, UK