Description

    Striking Albrect Dürer Woodcut from
    The Large Passion

    Albrecht Dürer. The Deposition, from The Large Passion. [n.d., circa 1496-1497].
    Fine and bold impression, cut close around borders. Few minor professional repairs (on verso) to bottom corners and outer margin. Remnants of two pieces of tape to verso of top left and right corners, slight bleedthrough. Overall, a very strong and beautiful impression with minor faults. Watermark Name of Mary (M.316). Approximately 11 x 15 inches. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Please visit HA.com/6117 for an extended description of this lot.


    More Information:

    Three men lift Christ's body to place it in the tomb. The wound in his side still bleeds Christ's mother Mary sits by in her sorrow.

    The Large Passion was issued complete in 1511. However, the plates were made at different times. Seven of the eleven woodcuts were made before 1500 (including this one) and circulated as single prints. The other four were made in 1510 and completed in 1511 with a frontispiece and a commentary in Latin by Benedict Schwelbe.

    Bartsch 12. S.M.S. 163. Hollstein 123.



    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 353

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 27 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131