Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10:00am CST
LOT #152

Etching and Engraving Assortment

(6) items, including restrike etching after Albrecht Durer “Melancholia I”, depicting an allegorical scene of a seated female figure in a landscape; (3) engravings after Robert Benard pulled from Diderot and d’Alembert’s “Encyclopedie”, each depicting carriage parts and manufacture; a hand-colored engraving “A Messieurs les Souscripteurs”, unsigned, depicting a crowd of villagers attacking a partially deflated balloon; and after George Brannon “Norris Castle, Isle of Wight” hand-colored engraving, depicting sailboats on the water before a hilltop castle; all items framed, all under glass except Durer

Estimate: $200 - $400

Dimensions: Height: 9 3/4 inches, Width: 7 1/2 inches (Durer plate mark); Frame Height: 19 1/2 inches, Frame Width: 16 1/4 inches

Condition: Very Good to Good, stains and fingerprints to margins of Durer; Durer lacking glass; toning overall to balloon print; (after) Robert Benard prints having staining to mats, largest having staining to lower left corner of print, waviness to lower left corner of mat; wear to frames

Disclaimers: not examined out of frames

Shipping: Quote Shipping

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

Approximate Sale Time: 12:15pm (America/Chicago)

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