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Large Selection of Old Master, American and European Prints at Swann Galleries

NEW YORK, NY.- On Tuesday, April 27, Swann Galleries will offer a large selection of Old Master Through Modern Prints at auction, beginning with nearly 150 desirable Old Master Prints, followed by sections devoted to 19th-century prints, American prints, and European prints. Of special note among the Old Masters are works by Albrecht Dürer, including “The Prodigal Son”, engraving, circa 1496 (estimate $15,000 to $20,000); “The Four Horsemen”, woodcut from “The Apocalypse”, 1498, in unusually good condition ($20,000 to $30,000); and “Virgin and Child Seated by the Wall”, engraving, 1514 ($15,000 to $20,000). Highlights among more than 60 etchings by Rembrandt are the very scarce “The Flight into Egypt: Altered from Seghers”, circa 1653 ($40,000 to $60,000); a strong impression of the postage-stamp sized “Self Portrait with Curly Hair and White Collar”: Bust, circa 1630 ($30,000 to $50,000); an early impression of “Christ