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Lot 592

German Book Plate Etching

Estimate: $200 - $400

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$100,000 $10,000
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Etching on paper of a bookplate titled "Die Munderbahrhrhen (The Mouthpieces)" depicting holy figures including a crucified Christ, the seated Virgin Mary and infant Christ, and a depiction of the Virgin Mary's assumption in cartouches with a countryside landscape in the background.
Sheet; height: 6 in x width: 3 1/2 in. Matted; height: 7 in x width: 5 in.

Condition

There are no major tears, losses, or restorations. The sheet is toned. There are some areas of foxing and soiling throughout. The work is hinged to a brown paper backing with two pieces of tape along the upper edge of the verso. There is a crease running horizontally through the center of the brown paper that does not affect the print. The work is not framed.

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