ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)
The Virgin and Child seated by a Tree
engraving, 1513, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine, warm Meder a-b impression, printing with great contrasts and clarity, with a light plate tone, in particular in the sky at upper left and right
Plate 116 x 74 mm.
Sheet 117 x 75 mm.
Pierre Mariette II (1634-1716), Paris, dated 1672 (Lugt 1789).
François Debois (d. circa 1845), Paris, dated 184? (Lugt 985); his sale, Defer, Paris, 23-26 April 1844, lot 220 (26 F.).
Alfred Morrison (1821-1897), London & Fonthill (Lugt 151).
With Knoedler & Co., New York.
Acquired from the above; then by descent to the present owner.
Bartsch 35; Meder, Hollstein 34; Schoch, Mende, Scherbaum 67
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