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Andrea Meldolla (1500 - 1563)

Lot 46: Moses showing the Quails to the Israelites (B. 4)

Christie's

April 2, 2008
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Andrea Meldolla (circa 1510/15-1563)
Moses showing the Quails to the Israelites (B. 4)
etching with drypoint, circa 1535-40, a slightly later, grey impression of this extremely rare print, watermark Anchor in Circle, trimmed 1-2 mm. into the subject on all sides, several tears, a paper loss in the foreground, the tip of the lower right corner made up, other, smaller paper losses, touches of grey wash in places, backed; with Parmigianino, Virgin and Child (B. 4), etching with drypoint, a fairly good yet slightly later impression of this rare print, second, final state, with the additional work in drypoint, with narrow margins, laid down, in generally good condition
S. 223 x 162 mm.

Artist or Maker

Andrea Meldolla ( circa 1510/15-1563)

Provenance

W. Sharp (L. 2650)
J. P. Heseltine (L. 1508)

Notes

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

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