Lot 159: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Jan Asselyn, Painter.
03 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Jan Asselyn, Painter.
Etching and drypoint on thin cream laid paper, circa 1647. 216x171 mm; 8 1/2x6 3/4 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund''s third state (of 4); Usticke''s third state (e) (of 6), with the Watelet retouching but before the Basan editions; White and Boon''s second state (of 3). A superb, richly-inked and earlier impression with very strong contrasts and traces of burr. Bartsch 277; Biörklund 47-1; Hollstein (White and Boon) 277.