Histoire de Jason et de la conquete de la toison d'or
Artwork: Histoire de Jason et de la conquete de la toison d'or
Size: sheets 16.2 x 23.8; album 21.3 x 29 cm
Edition Size: n/a
Medium: The complete set of 26 engravings on laid paper
Creation year: 1563
Category: Prints
Artwork details : First states (of three), before the engraved numbers

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-29
Lot Number: 19
Low Estimate: $24773
High Estimate: $37160
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Watermark Edmond Denise, Troyes (mid-16th century), fine and uniform impressions of this very rare series, a few plates trimmed on or just within the platemark, others with narrow to thread margins, R.-D. 64 with made-up corners, some other small repairs, generally in very good condition, hinged onto grey support sheets, bound in a 19th-century quarter-morocco binding with patterned boards and marbled end-papers, the artist's name and the title in gilt on the spine