Nov 03, 2015 - Sale 2396

Sale 2396 - Lot 390

Price Realized: $ 23,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
Bearded Man in a Velvet Cap with a Jewel Clasp.

Etching, 1637. 95x82 mm; 3 5/8x3 1/4 inches, small margins. Usticke's first state (of 2), before the Watelet rework. Ex-collection Rudolf Philip Goldschmidt (Lugt 2926, verso). A brilliant, early impression with crisp plate edges and strong contrasts and with all the very fine lines in the beard and on the face distinct. Bartsch 313; Biörklund 37-B; Hollstein (White and Boon) 313.