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The Dream Of The Doctor (the Temptation Of The Idler) by Albrecht Durer

The Dream Of The Doctor (the Temptation Of The Idler)
by Albrecht Durer

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1498

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Image Size: 7 ½ x 5 inches inches

Sheet Size: 7 ½ x 5 inches inches

Signed

Condition: Excellent

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The Dream of the Doctor (The Temptation of the Idler)

1498

Original engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

Signed in the plate with the artist’s monogram lower center.

An excellent, evenly printed late 16th century Meder “f” impression, showing fine contrast throughout.  

Catalog: Bartsch 76; Meder 70.f; Hollstein 70; Dodgson 28; Strauss 22; Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 18.

In excellent condition, trimmed on the platemark at the left, narrow margins elsewhere.

Literature regarding this artwork: Giulia Bartrum, Albrecht Dürer and his Legacy: The Graphic Work of a Renaissance Artist, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 2002, no. 56, p. 123 (ill.).

Collections in which comparable impressions of this engraving can be found: Musée du Louvre, Départment des Arts Graphiques (Collection Rothschild), Paris.

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