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Melencolia I

Albrecht Durer-Melencolia I-1514

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Melencolia I
Size:
sheet 24.1 x 18.7 cm
Edition Size :
n/a
Medium :
Engraving on laid paper
Creation Year:
1514
Category :
Print-Multiple
Artwork Details :
A fine Meder IIa impression

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2017-09-20
Lot Number :
32
Low Estimate :
$91,690[-14%]*
High Estimate :
$130,985[-40%]*
Hammer Price :
$78,591
Sold For :
$98,239*
Notes :
With inky plate edges in places

Christie’s London

Date:
2017-09-19
Lot Number :
4
Low Estimate :
$65,500[+60%]*
High Estimate :
$91,700[+14%]*
Hammer Price :
$104,799
Sold For :
$130,999*
Notes :
Without watermark, printing with great clarity and intense contrasts, the figure's face printing darkly, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the subject in most places, trimmed on or just inside the platemark below, a narrow strip on the right of the upper sheet edge and subject made-up with pen and ink, otherwise in very good condition