May 06, 2021 - Sale 2566

Sale 2566 - Lot 87

Price Realized: $ 6,760
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
Self Portrait in a Velvet Cap and Plume.

Etching and drypoint, 1638. 135x105 mm; 5 1/4x4 1/8 inches, narrow to thread margins. Biörklund's third state (of 3); Usticke's second state (i-l) (of 3), with the delicate details on the face and beard distinct and the shading lower right clear, before the Jean rework. A very good, well-inked and crisp impression with strong contrasts and touches of burr on the beard, right eye and below the brim of the hat. Bartsch 20; Biörklund 38-B; Hollstein (White and Boon) 20.