Nov 03, 2015 - Sale 2396

Sale 2396 - Lot 373

Price Realized: $ 75,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 50,000 - $ 80,000
The Great Jewish Bride.

Etching and drypoint, 1635. 228x167 mm; 9x6 5/8 inches, narrow to thread margins. Biörklund's fifth state (of 5); Usticke's third state (e) (of 3); White and Boon's fifth state (of 5). Ex-collection Alfred Morrison (Lugt 151, verso); Naudet, Paris, dated 1790 (Lugt 1937, verso); and unknown collector, initials MJ ink stamp verso (not in Lugt). A brilliant, early and richly-inked impression, with burr on the eyes, chin and hair, with all the fine lines distinct and no sign of wear, with very strong contrasts, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Bartsch 340; Biörklund 35-C; Hollstein (White and Boon) 340.