Sale: 422 / Old Masters and Art of the 19th Century, May 22. 2015 in Munich Lot 101

 

101
Albrecht Dürer
Die Belagerung einer Festung, 1527.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 928
Sold:
€ 1,500 / $ 1.739

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Die Belagerung einer Festung. 1527.
Woodcut printed from two blocks.
Bartsch 137. Hollstein 272. Meder 272. Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 260. Monogrammed and dated in right printing block. On laid apper, both sheets mounted in center and laminated on firm paper. Trimmed to bordering line. 22.4 x 72 cm (8.8 x 28.3 in).
This two-part woodcut was made in connection with, however, not sure whether for, Dürer's so-called 'Befestigungslehre' (Fortification Teaching), released in Nuremberg in 1527 with the title "Etliche vnderricht zu befestigung der Stett, Schloß vnd Flecken". [CB].




101
Albrecht Dürer
Die Belagerung einer Festung, 1527.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 928
Sold:
€ 1,500 / $ 1.739

(incl. 25% surcharge)