Oct 29, 2019 - Sale 2522

Sale 2522 - Lot 169

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
Christ Disputing with the Doctors: a Sketch.

Etching and drypoint, 1652. 125x216 mm; 5x8 1/2 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's second state (of 3), with the rust spots along the upper edge of the plate; Usticke's second state (of 3); White and Boon's second state (of 3). Arms of Amsterdam watermark (Ash/Fletcher 1 G a; the same watermark is on another impression of this subject in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). Ex-collection Ludwig Maximilian von Biegeleben (Lugt 385, verso); and unknown collector, violet ink stamp verso (not in Lugt). A superb, early impression with strong contrasts. Bartsch 65; Biörklund 52-B; Hollstein (White and Boon) 65.