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Summer Auctions 2020

From Dürer to Balkenhol – Selected Works

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Albrecht Dürer

1471 – Nuremberg – 1528

"Adam und Eva". 1504

Copper engraving on laid paper (watermark: Ochsenkopf (Meder 62)). 24,9 × 19,2 cm (25,1 × 19,3 cm). (9 ¾ × 7 ½ in. (9 ⅞ × 7 ⅝ in.)) The collector's mark Lugt 1041c and the stamp "K. K." on the reverse. Catalogue raisonné: Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 39 / Meder 1, 3 a. One of the rare prints made during Dürer's lifetime, before 1519.  [3562]

ProvenanceFriedrich Quiring, Eberswalde / Private Collection, Germany (1960 acquired at C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf)

EUR 80.000 – 120.000
USD 86,000 – 129,000

Sold for:
537,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Adam und Eva“

Auction 319Thursday, 9 July 2020
06:00 PM

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We would like to thank Peter Fuhring, Fondation Custodia, Paris, and Rainer Schoch, formerly graphic collection in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, for the valuable information provided.

Essay by Rainer Schoch: Albrecht Dürer and the ideal human form

* Iconic work by the most important German Renaissance artist
* Incomparable technical bravura in copperplate engraving
* One of the rare prints made during Dürer's lifetime

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