Nov 02, 2021 - Sale 2585

Sale 2585 - Lot 83

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
Joseph Telling his Dreams.

Etching, 1638. 111x85 mm; 4 1/2x3 1/2 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's fourth state (of 4); Usticke's second state (of 5); White and Boon's third state (of 3); New Hollstein third state (of 6), before the Watelet and Basan rework and categorized from lifetime impressions to mid-18th century impressions from the plate owned by Jean de Bary (who purchased the plate in 1759). A superb, well-inked impression with all the details distinct and with no sign of wear.

Provenance: Charles Howard Hodges, Amsterdam (Lugt 552, verso).

Bartsch 37; Biörklund 38-E; Hollstein (White and Boon) 37.