Nov 02, 2021 - Sale 2585

Sale 2585 - Lot 72

Price Realized: $ 11,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
An Old Beggar Woman with a Gourd.

Etching, circa 1630. 106x49 mm; 4 1/4x1 3/4 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's first state (of 2); an intermediary state between Usticke's trial proof and only state (e), before the reduction of the plate but with the horizontal line across the lower portion of the plate; White and Boon's first state (of 2). A superb, richly-inked, dark and early impression, with strong contrasts and no sign of wear. Bartsch 168; Biörklund 30-16; Hollstein (White and Boon) 168.