Nov 02, 2023 - Sale 2651

Sale 2651 - Lot 58

Price Realized: $ 22,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
Abraham Casting Out Hagar and Ishmael.

Etching and drypoint, 1637. 127x96 mm; 5x3 3/4 inches, thread margins. Usticke's only state (e) (of l), with burr on the right side of Abraham's turban and the delicate horizontal wiping scratches. A superb, dark and early impression of this very scarce etching, with all the details distinct, including the lightly-etched landscape and architectural background, and with no sign of wear, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Bartsch 30; Biörklund 37-A; Hollstein (White and Boon) 30; New Hollstein 166.