Lot 136: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Abraham and Isaac.
03 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Abraham and Isaac.
Etching, 1645. 157x130 mm; 6 1/4x5 1/8 inches, narrow to thread margins. Biörklund''s second state (of 2); Usticke''s second state (e) (of 3), before the Basan editions; New Hollstein first state (of 2), before the line connecting Abraham''s shoulder with his back and the additional lines between the faces of the two figures. A superb, well-inked and dark impression, with traces of burr on Isaac''s robe. Bartsch 34; Biörklund 45-D; Hollstein (White and Boon) 34.