One of the "most famous and complex" prints by Albrecht Durer, Adam and Eve, will sell at Christie's on December 3 in London, as part of its Old Master Prints auction.
The piece is one of two described as such by the auction house, joined by Melencolia I. Adam and Eve (1504) will sell with a £120,000-220,000 ($194,464-359,568) estimate, while Melencolia I (1514) - described as "that most intellectual of all Renaissance prints" - will follow at £120,000-180,000 ($194,964-292,446).
Also featuring in the auction is another master printmaker of the Renaissance, Rembrandt van Rijn, with his large landscape etching The Three Trees from 1643 expected to sell for between £150,000 and £200,000 ($243,705-324,940).
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