Lot 165: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Angel Departing from the Family of Tobias.
03 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
The Angel Departing from the Family of Tobias.
Etching and drypoint, 1641. 105x156 mm; 4 1/8x6 1/4 inches, thread margins. Biörklund's second state (of 6), before the shading of the triangular blank space lower left; Usticke's third state (of 7); White and Boon's second state (of 4). A superb, crisp, richly-inked impression, with all the fine lines distinct, with very strong contrasts and no wear in the densely shaded doorway, with drypoint on Tobias' haid and in the diagonal lines lower center. Bartsch 43; Biörklund 41-G; Hollstein (White and Boon) 43.