May 02, 2019 - Sale 2507

Sale 2507 - Lot 92

Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 50,000
St. Jerome in a Dark Chamber.

Etching and drypoint, 1642. 149x170 mm; 5 7/8x6 3/4 inches, thread margins. Biörklund's first state (of 2); Usticke's first state (of 5); New Hollstein first state (of 3). Seven Provinces watermark (Ash/Fletcher 34). A superb, luminous and richly-inked impression with burr on the signature, with all the subtle tonal variations and elements of the composition showing clearly and with the Saint barely highlighted by the rays streaming through the window panes, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Bartsch 105; Biörklund 42-E; Hollstein (White and Boon) 105.