Nov 03, 2015 - Sale 2396

Sale 2396 - Lot 397

Price Realized: $ 21,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
Christ Healing the Sick (The Hundred Guilder Print).

Etching, engraving and drypoint, circa 1643-49. 279x388 mm; 11 1/8x15 1/4 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's second state (of 2), with the diagonals on the back and neck of the ass at the far right but before the Baillie rework; Usticke's third state (of 5); White and Boon's second state (of 2). Strasburg Lily with the countermark IHS (Ash/Fletcher 36 I. c., which they date to around 1644; there is an identical watermark on the impression of this subject in the Art Institute of Chicago). A strong, dark and richly-inked impression, with burr on the back of the woman holding the baby before Chist's outstretched right arm, on the seated woman and kneeling figure with back turned at Chist's feet and on the figures to the right of Christ and the stones in the arch at the far right. Bartsch 74; Biörklund 49-1; Hollstein (White and Boon) 74.