Lot 161: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Triumph of Mordecai.
03 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
The Triumph of Mordecai.
Etching and aquatint on thin, cream laid paper, circa 1641. 165x205 mm; 6 1/2x8 1/4 inches. Usticke's second state (of 2), with the addition of aquatint. Trimmed on or just inside the plate mark. A good impression.
According to Biörklund, "In the 18th-century the plate was worked over with tones of aquatint." Bartsch 40; Biörklund 41-1; Hollstein (White and Boon) 40.