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Albrecht Dürer - The Lamentation - 1509

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Albrecht Dürer - The Lamentation - 1509 / Description: The Lamentation, Meder 152 a-b/c. From the Small Passion by Dürer. As the other ones offered in this auction, original Dürer woodcuts from an early edition without text, dating from circa 1544 -1589 based on the fragment of watermark found on 'The washing of the feet' (see other lot in this auction, watermark similar to the 'Kleines Wappen von Kaufburen mit einfachen Sternen =Meder Watermark 220.a, as used in the 'Ehrenporte' published in 1559.) Subject: on the right Joseph of Arimathea supports the body of Christ, on the left St John comforts the Virgin, in the left foreground the Magdalen bending over, her ointment jar standing next to her, in the right foreground a basket with tools and the crown of thorns. Original woodcut from circa 1509-1510 by Dürer from the small passion, his first major project, and today his most celebrated, depicting the final days of Christ’s life. / Dimensions: 12,70 x 9,80 cm / Condition: Excellent brilliant sharp and evenly printed well contrasted black impression with almost intact borderline as to be found on the early impressions. Edition well ahead of the Italian text edition. On the full sheet of lead paper measuring 19,50 x 15,00 cm. Tipped with left border on a laid paper support sheet. Excellent untouched condition with no folds, tear or stains. / Literature: Meder 152 (a-b from c). With the hole in the borderline above the cross trunk as already described for the edition before text, and with a few of the holes in the borderline as described for the Latin text edition, but before the holes in the borderline as described for state 'c' ('c' has four holes in top border, two bottom border and one left above) state 'b' mentions a small gap in the bottom border but is described as printed uneven in the trees--- Bartsch / Le Peintre graveur (VII.120.43) --- Dodgson 1903, 1911 / Catalogue of Early German and Flemish Woodcuts in the BM, 2 vols (I.295.87) / Medium: Woodcut /Circa: Ca. 1509-1510
Albrecht Dürer - The Lamentation - 1509 / Description: The Lamentation, Meder 152 a-b/c. From the Small Passion by Dürer. As the other ones offered in this auction, original Dürer woodcuts from an early edition without text, dating from circa 1544 -1589 based on the fragment of watermark found on 'The washing of the feet' (see other lot in this auction, watermark similar to the 'Kleines Wappen von Kaufburen mit einfachen Sternen =Meder Watermark 220.a, as used in the 'Ehrenporte' published in 1559.) Subject: on the right Joseph of Arimathea supports the body of Christ, on the left St John comforts the Virgin, in the left foreground the Magdalen bending over, her ointment jar standing next to her, in the right foreground a basket with tools and the crown of thorns. Original woodcut from circa 1509-1510 by Dürer from the small passion, his first major project, and today his most celebrated, depicting the final days of Christ’s life. / Dimensions: 12,70 x 9,80 cm / Condition: Excellent brilliant sharp and evenly printed well contrasted black impression with almost intact borderline as to be found on the early impressions. Edition well ahead of the Italian text edition. On the full sheet of lead paper measuring 19,50 x 15,00 cm. Tipped with left border on a laid paper support sheet. Excellent untouched condition with no folds, tear or stains. / Literature: Meder 152 (a-b from c). With the hole in the borderline above the cross trunk as already described for the edition before text, and with a few of the holes in the borderline as described for the Latin text edition, but before the holes in the borderline as described for state 'c' ('c' has four holes in top border, two bottom border and one left above) state 'b' mentions a small gap in the bottom border but is described as printed uneven in the trees--- Bartsch / Le Peintre graveur (VII.120.43) --- Dodgson 1903, 1911 / Catalogue of Early German and Flemish Woodcuts in the BM, 2 vols (I.295.87) / Medium: Woodcut /Circa: Ca. 1509-1510

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