Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) Médiévale signed Jean Cocteau at the base; marked and numbered Edition originale de Jean Cocteau Atelier Madeline-Jolly 41/50 (underneath)partially glazed terracotta vase Conceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 50Height 320mm. (12 5/8in.)

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) Iphigénie signed Jean Cocteau at the base; marked and numbered Edition originale de Jean Cocteau Atelier Madeline-Jolly 15/50 (underneath)partially glazed terracotta vase Conceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 50Height 270mm. (10 5/8in.)

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) L'Homme Fleur signed Jean Cocteau at the base; marked and numbered Edition originale de Jean Cocteau Atelier Madeline-Jolly 24/50 (underneath)partially glazed terracotta jugConceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 50Height 270mm. (10 5/8in.)

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) Les Vestales signed Jean Cocteau at the base; marked and numbered Edition originale de Jean Cocteau Atelier Madeline-Jolly 43/50 (underneath)partially glazed terracotta vase with coloured engobe Conceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 50Height 210mm. (8 1/4in.)

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) Hercules killing Cacus (conquering the Molionide Twins) Woodcut, circa 1496, on laid paper, with watermark Low Crown with Triangle (M.24, Briquet 4773), a very good Meder b impression of the first state (of three), trimmed to or on the borderline, laid down onto a backing sheet, in good condition, framedSheet 390 x 282mm. (15 3/8 x 11 x 1/8in.)

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) The Penance of St John Chrysostom Engraving, circa 1496, on laid paper, a Meder e impression, with watermark Large City Gate (M.261, Briquet 15948), trimmed to the right platemark, otherwise with thread margins, laid down onto a backing sheet, generally in good condition, framedPlate 180 x 119mm. (7 1/8 x 4 5/8in.)

After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) by Philip Galle (1537-1612) The Parable of the Good Shepherd Engraving, 1565, on laid paper, with watermark Gothic P with Trefoil on a stem and a hunting horn (Briquet 8886), a good uniform impression of State A, before the addition of the publisher's name, with narrow margins on three sides and lower thread margin, in good condition; together with an engraving by Pieter van der Heyden, The Temptation of St Anthony, (Ba.,H.119; L.114), engraving, 1556, on laid paper, with watermark Shield with crown, a uniform impression of the only state, published by Hieronymus Cock, trimmed to the borderline and re-margined, with repaired tears, framedPlate 222 x 292mm. (8 3/4 x 11 1/2in.); Sheet 223 x 195mm. (8 3/4 x 7 5/8in.)(2)

After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) by Pieter van der Heyden (1530-1572) Superbia (Pride) and Gula (Gluttony), from The Seven Deadly Sins Two engravings, 1558, Superbia, on laid paper, with watermark Gothic P, a good impression of the only state published by Hieronymus Cock, trimmed just inside the lower platemark, otherwise with thread margins; Gula, 1558, on laid paper, with unidentified watermark, a uniform impression of the only state, trimmed to or on the platemark, framedPlate 225 x 295mm. (8 3/4 x 11 1/2in.); Sheet 227 x 296mm. (8 7/8 x 11 1/2in.)(2)

After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) by Philip Galle (1537-1612) Justice, from The Seven Virtues Engraving, circa 1559-60, on laid paper, a very good impression of State B, trimmed on or just inside the plate in places, in good condition, framedSheet 222 x 291mm. (8 5/8 x 11 3/8in.)

After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) by Pieter van der Heyden (1530-1572) The Festival of Fools Engraving, circa 1570, on laid paper, with unidentified watermark, a fine impression of State B, with the engraver's monogram and the address of the publisher Hieronymous Cock, with wide margins, in very good condition, framedPlate 327 x 435mm. (12 7/8 x 17 1/8in.); Sheet 380 x 500m. (14 7/8 x 19 5/8in.)

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