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    Sale 2507 | Lot 83
    Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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    • Sale 2507 Lot 83

      Self Portrait in a Flat Cap and Embroidered Dress.

      Etching, circa 1642. 93x62 mm; 3 3/4x2 1/2 inches, thread margins. Biƶrklund's first state (of 2), before the reinforcement of the signature upper margin, with remnants of the signature barely visible upper left; Usticke's first state (of 3); New Hollstein first state (of 3). Ex-collection Friedrich August II of Saxony (Lugt 972, lower left recto, the ink stamp partially removed). A superb, crisp, evenly-printed impression with strong contrasts and no sign of wear, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Bartsch 26; Biƶrklund 31-8; Hollstein (White and Boon) 26.

      Estimate $8,000 - 12,000