Nov 03, 2015 - Sale 2396

Sale 2396 - Lot 406

Price Realized: $ 35,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 50,000
The Star of Kings: A Night Piece.

Etching and drypoint, circa 1651. 94x141 mm; 3 3/4x5 5/8 inches. Biörklund's first state (of 2); Usticke's first state (e) (of 7), with strong burr on the star and on the column to the left of the star and before the heavy horizontal shading lines on the face of the woman at the center. Ex-collection Artaria (Lugt 33, verso). A brilliant, early impression of this densely etched print, with all the details distinct and with no sign of wear. Bartsch 113; Biörklund 51-I; Hollstein (White and Boon) 113.