Nov 03, 2015 - Sale 2396

Sale 2396 - Lot 377

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
Studies of the Heads of Saskia and Others.

Etching on cream laid paper, 1636. 152x124 mm; 6x4 7/8 inches, narrow to thread margins. Usticke's second state (e) (of 2), with the delicate horizontal scratches between the man's turban upper left and Saskia's head, though before the Basan editions. Partial Arms of Amsterdam watermark (Ash/Fletcher 1 H. a.; Heawood 362, which dates from the early 1700s). A superb, well-inked impression with strong contrasts. Bartsch 365; Biörklund 36-B; Hollstein (White and Boon) 365.