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    Heinrich Aldegrever. Engraving Depicting Robbers Surprising Man. [From The Story of the Good Samaritan]. Germany: 1554. Signed in plate with Aldegrever's monogram and date on the ground before the man. Light edge wear. Very good impression of a rare original. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.


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    Light edge wear, creasing, two small clean tears to lower left corner, repaired. Ink stamp: "G.H./ 1894" and small holograph pen number on verso, no bleedthrough. Adhered to inside of matting by removable tape at top of verso. Approximately 3 x 4.25 inches, matted to overall size of 14 x 19 inches. Very good impression of a very rare original.

    "Heinrich Aldegrever (1502-1561), a trained goldsmith, creating decorative designs for ironwork such as swords and daggers. He later began engraving, his work falling into the group of artists during the German Renaissance known as the "Little Masters" due to the diminutive size of their prints. Aldegrever focused on mythological and Biblical subjects, executed with intricate detail, line, light and shadow."-[Absolute Art, The Masters].      

    From the original set of four cuts titled The Story of the Good Samaritan: 1. Robbers Surprising Man, 2. Good Samaritan Treating his Wounds, 3. Good Samaritan Leading him on his Donkey, and 4. Good Samaritan Delivering him at the Inn and Paying Inn Keeper).

    Bartsch 40-43. Hollstein 40-43.



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