May 02, 2019 - Sale 2507

Sale 2507 - Lot 94

Price Realized: $ 1,430
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
JAN LIEVENS
Bust of an Old Woman (Rembrandt's Mother).

Etching, circa 1630-40. 131x120 mm; 5 1/4x4 3/4 inches. Second state (of 2). Indiscernible coat-of-arms (?) watermark. Narrow to thread margins 3 sides, trimmed on the plate mark upper edge. A superb impression of this extremely scarce, early etching.

We have found only approximately 8 other impression at auction in the past 30 years. Hollstein 49.