May 02, 2019 - Sale 2507

Sale 2507 - Lot 65

Price Realized: $ 7,500
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
The Circumcision: Small Plate.

Etching and drypoint, circa 1630. 90x65 mm; 3 5/8x2 5/8 inches, thread margins. Usticke's only state (e) (of l), with burr on the child's mouth, arms and head. A superb, crisp impression of this very scarce, early etching with all the fine lines distinct and no sign of wear.

According to Usticke, "fine impressions very rare." Bartsch 48; Biörklund 30-8; Hollstein (White and Boon) 48.