Nov 03, 2015 - Sale 2396

Sale 2396 - Lot 366

Price Realized: $ 30,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 25,000 - $ 35,000
The Great Jewish Bride.

Etching and drypoint, 1635. 228x167 mm; 9x6 5/8 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's fifth state (of 5); Usticke's third state (e) (of 3), with traces of burr to the right of the right forearm. Partial Strasburg Lily watermark (Ash/Fletcher 36; they note similar watermarks on impressions of this subject in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam). Ex-collection John MacGowan (Lugt 1496, verso); and Theodore Irwin (Lugt 1540, verso). A superb, richly-inked impression of this scarce etching, with all the fine lines distinct and with little to no sign of wear. Bartsch 340; Biörklund 35-C; Hollstein (White and Boon) 340.