Apr 28, 2022 - Sale 2602

Sale 2602 - Lot 105

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 8,000
The Death of the Virgin.

Etching and drypoint, 1639. 394x313 mm; 15 1/2x12 1/2 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's third state (of 4); Usticke's third state (e) (of 5), with traces of burr on the upper part of the large open book on the table at the left and before the Basan rework; White and Boon's second state (of 3); New Hollstein's second state (of 5), before the strengthening of the shadows with mezzotint. Circle with a cross and the letters IHS watermark. A very good, well-inked impression of this large etching with strong contrasts and little to no sign of wear.

Provenance: George Guy, fourth Earl of Warwick (Lugt 2600, verso). Bartsch 99; Biörklund 39-A; Hollstein (White and Boon) 99; New Hollstein 173.