Print of an angel, narrative art
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528), "Melencolia I," engraving, 1514, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine, early and warm Meder IIa impression, printing with clarity and intense contrasts, the figure's face printing darkly (as called for by Meder in early impressions), Image credit: Christie's Images LTD, 2020

Fine Art Auction > Coming soon to Christie’s, January 14-26, 2021, you’ll have the opportunity to bid on Old Master and British Drawings, including property from the Cornelia Bessie Estate.

Included in the auction are the following:

Rembrandt etching - Star of the Kings Night Piece
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (1606-1669), “The Star of the Kings: a Night Piece,” -etching with touches of drypoint, circa 1652, on laid paper, with an indistinct watermark, a brilliant, dark and even impression of New Hollstein’s first state (of four), printing with bright highlights and considerable burr in the lantern and the column in the background. Image credit: Christie’s Images LTD, 2020
Print of an angel, narrative art
ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528), “Melencolia I,” engraving, 1514, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine, early and warm Meder IIa impression, printing with clarity and intense contrasts, the figure’s face printing darkly (as called for by Meder in early impressions), Image credit: Christie’s Images LTD, 2020
Durer print of Adam and Eve
ALBRECHT DÜRER, “Adam and Eve,” engraving, 1504, on laid paper, watermark Bull’s Head with Flower (Meder 62), a fine Meder Illa impression, printing with great clarity and strong contrasts, Image credit: Christie’s Images LTD, 2020

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