REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Rest on the Flight into Egypt: A Night Piece.
Etching and drypoint, 1651. 128x111 mm; 5x4 3/8 inches, thread margins. Biörklund's fourth state (of 5), before the shading on Joseph's right hand and the ass's nose; Usticke's fourth state (of 9); White and Boon's fifth state (of 6). A superb, richly-inked impression with traces of burr on the Virgin's robes. Bartsch 53; Biörklund 51-E; Hollstein (White and Boon) 53.