May 06, 2021 - Sale 2566

Sale 2566 - Lot 83

Price Realized: $ 13,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
The Good Samaritan.

Etching, 1633. 253x203 mm; 10 1/8x8 1/8 inches. Biörklund's fifth state (of 5); Usticke's fourth state (of 4); White and Boon's fifth state (of 5), after the reduction of the plate. Partial foolscap watermark (Hinterding notes foolscap with a 5-pointed collar watermarks, K.a.a., on the impressions of this subject in the Musée Jenisch, Vevey, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York). Ex-collection Hermann Marx (Lugt 2816a, verso). With thread margins or trimmed on the plate mark, with the entire artist's signature and date preserved in the lower margin and horizontal parallel shading added by another hand in ink in the lower margin. A very good impression of this scarce etching.

According to Usticke, "A scarce plate, seldom found in fine condition (R+)." Bartsch 90; Biörklund 33-A; Hollstein (White and Boon) 90.