Albrecht Dürer - Masterpieces from a Private Collection

This private collection of 61 lots represents one of the finest selection of prints by [Albrecht Dürer](/artist/albrecht-durer) to appear at auction for many years. Meticulously assembled over the course of almost half a century by a connoisseur with an unparalleled eye for quality, this auction features Dürer’s masterworks, including Adam and Eve and Melencolia I. Estimates start at $3,000.
Christie's Old Masters
, 'Sol Iustitiae (Bartsch 79; Meder, Hollstein 73; Schoch, Mende, Scherbaum 23),' ca. 1499, Christie's Old Masters

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Sol Iustitiae (Bartsch 79; Meder, Hollstein 73; Schoch, Mende, Scherbaum 23), ca. 1499

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Promenade (B. 94; M., Holl. 83; S.M.S. 19),' ca. 1498, Christie's Old Masters

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The Promenade (B. 94; M., Holl. 83; S.M.S. 19), ca. 1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'Saint Michael fighting the Dragon, from: The Apocalypse (B. 72; M., Holl. 174; S.M.S. 122),' ca. 1498, Christie's Old Masters

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Saint Michael fighting the Dragon, from: The Apocalypse (B. 72; M., Holl. 174; S.M.S. 122), ca. 1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Babylonian Whore, from: The Apocalypse (B. 73; M., Holl. 177; S.M.S. 125),' ca. 1496-97, Christie's Old Masters

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The Babylonian Whore, from: The Apocalypse (B. 73; M., Holl. 177; S.M.S. 125), ca. 1496-97

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, from: The Apocalypse (B. 64; M., Holl. 167; S.M.S. 115) ,' 1497-1498, Christie's Old Masters

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, from: The Apocalypse (B. 64; M., Holl. 167; S.M.S. 115) , 1497-1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'Samson rending the Lion (B. 2; M., Holl. 107; S.M.S. 127),' ca. 1497-1498, Christie's Old Masters

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Samson rending the Lion (B. 2; M., Holl. 107; S.M.S. 127), ca. 1497-1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Prodigal Son (B., M., Holl. 28; S.M.S. 9),' ca. 1496, Christie's Old Masters

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The Prodigal Son (B., M., Holl. 28; S.M.S. 9), ca. 1496

Christie's Old Masters

, 'Hercules at the Crossroads (B. 73; M., Holl. 63; S.M.S. 22),' ca. 1498, Christie's Old Masters

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Hercules at the Crossroads (B. 73; M., Holl. 63; S.M.S. 22), ca. 1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'Adam and Eve (B., M,. Holl. 1; S.M.S. 39),' 1504, Christie's Old Masters

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Adam and Eve (B., M,. Holl. 1; S.M.S. 39), 1504

Christie's Old Masters

, 'A Turkish Family (B. 85; M., Holl. 80; S.M.S. 12),' ca. 1496, Christie's Old Masters

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A Turkish Family (B. 85; M., Holl. 80; S.M.S. 12), ca. 1496

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Holy Family with the Butterfly (B. 44; M., Holl. 142; S.M.S. 2),' ca. 1495, Christie's Old Masters

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The Holy Family with the Butterfly (B. 44; M., Holl. 142; S.M.S. 2), ca. 1495

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Adoration of the Lamb, from: The Apocalypse (B. 67; M., Holl. 176; S.M.S. 124),' ca. 1496-97, Christie's Old Masters

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The Adoration of the Lamb, from: The Apocalypse (B. 67; M., Holl. 176; S.M.S. 124), ca. 1496-97

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Beast with two Horns like a Lamb, from: The Apocalypse (B. 74; M., Holl. 175; S.M.S. 123),' ca. 1496-97, Christie's Old Masters

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The Beast with two Horns like a Lamb, from: The Apocalypse (B. 74; M., Holl. 175; S.M.S. 123), ca. 1496-97

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Bathhouse (B. 128; M., Holl. 266; S.M.S. 107),' ca. 1496-1497, Christie's Old Masters

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The Bathhouse (B. 128; M., Holl. 266; S.M.S. 107), ca. 1496-1497

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Holy Family with three Hares (B. 102; M., Holl. 212; S.M.S. 108),' ca. 1497, Christie's Old Masters

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The Holy Family with three Hares (B. 102; M., Holl. 212; S.M.S. 108), ca. 1497

Christie's Old Masters

, 'Four naked Women (B. 75; M., Holl. 69; S.M.S. 17),' 1497, Christie's Old Masters

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Four naked Women (B. 75; M., Holl. 69; S.M.S. 17), 1497

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Seamonster (B. 71; M., Holl. 66; S.M.S. 21),' ca. 1498, Christie's Old Masters

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The Seamonster (B. 71; M., Holl. 66; S.M.S. 21), ca. 1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The ill-assorted Couple (B. 93; M., Holl. 77; S.M.S. 3),' ca. 1495, Christie's Old Masters

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The ill-assorted Couple (B. 93; M., Holl. 77; S.M.S. 3), ca. 1495

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Martyrdom of Saint John, from: The Apocalypse (B. 61; M., Holl. 164; S.M.S. 112),' ca. 1496-97, Christie's Old Masters

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The Martyrdom of Saint John, from: The Apocalypse (B. 61; M., Holl. 164; S.M.S. 112), ca. 1496-97

Christie's Old Masters

, 'Saint John before God and the Elders, from: The Apocalypse (B. 63; M., Holl. 166; S.M.S. 114),' ca. 1496, Christie's Old Masters

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Saint John before God and the Elders, from: The Apocalypse (B. 63; M., Holl. 166; S.M.S. 114), ca. 1496

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Four Angels holding the Winds, from: Apocalypse (B. 66; M., Holl. 169; S.M.S. 117),' ca. 1497-1498, Christie's Old Masters

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The Four Angels holding the Winds, from: Apocalypse (B. 66; M., Holl. 169; S.M.S. 117), ca. 1497-1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'Christ on the Mount of Olives, from: The Large Passion (B. 6; M., Holl. 115; S.M.S. 156),' ca. 1496-97, Christie's Old Masters

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Christ on the Mount of Olives, from: The Large Passion (B. 6; M., Holl. 115; S.M.S. 156), ca. 1496-97

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Virgin and Child with a Monkey (B. 42; M., Holl. 30; S.M.S. 20),' ca. 1498, Christie's Old Masters

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The Virgin and Child with a Monkey (B. 42; M., Holl. 30; S.M.S. 20), ca. 1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'The Dream of the Doctor (B. 76; M., Holl. 70; S.M.S. 18),' ca. 1498, Christie's Old Masters

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The Dream of the Doctor (B. 76; M., Holl. 70; S.M.S. 18), ca. 1498

Christie's Old Masters

, 'Coat of Arms with a Skull (B. 101; M., Holl. 98; S.M.S. 37),' 1503, Christie's Old Masters

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Coat of Arms with a Skull (B. 101; M., Holl. 98; S.M.S. 37), 1503

Christie's Old Masters