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Lot 58Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
SAINT SEBASTIAN BOUND TO THE TREE (BARTSCH 55; MEDER, HOLLSTEIN 62)
Engraving, circa 1501, on laid paper with no visible watermark, trimmed to or just within the platemark (with false margins skillfully attached), a very fine Meder a impression, unframed.
Sheet 4 1/2 x 2 13/16 inches; 114 x 71 mm.
Sheet overall 4 5/8 x 2 7/8 inches; 117 x 73 mm.

Ex Collection:
Dr. August Sträter (Lugt 787)

Provenance:
Private collection, acquired circa 1900; descended through the family to the present owner.



Sold for $4,688
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Where the false margins meet the sheet (or just into the false margin) the borderline is drawn in, there is a faint diagonal crease through part of the sheet (only discernible verso), a few tiny spots of discoloration, the collector's ink stamp showing through to recto near bottom.


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