Nov 03, 2015 - Sale 2396

Sale 2396 - Lot 417

Price Realized: $ 27,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 50,000
The Adoration of the Shepherds: A Night Piece.

Etching and drypoint, circa 1652. 152x197 mm; 6x7 3/4 inches. Biörklund's seventh state (of 8); Usticke's fifth state (of 10); White and Boon's sixth or seventh state (of 8); New Hollstein eighth state (of 11), in this state a lifetime impression. Ex-collection Lawrason Riggs (Lugt 1756c, verso). A brilliant, very dark and richly-inked impression with superb contrasts and no sign of wear, with considerable burr throughout, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Bartsch 46; Biörklund 52-1; Hollstein (White and Boon) 46.