May 02, 2019 - Sale 2507

Sale 2507 - Lot 66

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
The Artist's Mother Seated, in an Oriental Headdress: Half Length.

Etching, 1631. 137x126 mm; 5 1/2x5 inches. Biörklund's third state (of 3); Usticke's second state (of 4), before the heavy rework; White and Boon's third state (of 3). Foolscap with a 5-pointed collar watermark. A good impression of this scarce, early etching with crisp plate edges. Trimmed on or just inside the plate mark.

We have found fewer than 20 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Bartsch 348; Biörklund 31-H; Hollstein (White and Boon) 348.