May 06, 2021 - Sale 2566

Sale 2566 - Lot 82

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 15,000 - $ 20,000
The Holy Family.

Etching and drypoint, circa 1632. 95x73 mm; 3 3/4x3 inches. Usticke's first state (of 2), with the small patch of burr on Joseph's left eye and burr of Mary's nose and neck. Ex-collection Pierre Sentuc (Lugt 3608, verso). With thread margins or trimmed on the plate mark. A superb, crisp and early impression with all the fine lines distinct.

According to Usticke, "A very scarce, attractive print, (RR)". Bartsch 62; Biörklund 32-3; Hollstein (White and Boon) 62.