Apr 28, 2022 - Sale 2602

Sale 2602 - Lot 111

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
A Young Man in a Velvet Cap (Ferdinand Bol).

Etching and drypoint, 1637. 96x83 mm; 3 3/4x3 1/4 inches, thread margins. Biörklund's second state (of 2); Usticke's only state (e), with burr around the mouth and tips of the hair; White and Boon's second state (of 2); New Hollstein's second state (of 2), with the delicate second outline on the upper right hand side of the cap and the dotted shading on the sitter's left cheek removed. A superb, richly-inked and early impression of this scarce etching, with very strong contrasts and no signed of wear.

Provenance: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, with their stock number in pencil, verso (see Lugt 2075). Bartsch 268; Biörklund 37-C; Hollstein (White and Boon) 268; New Hollstein 164.