Lot 99: ANTHONY VAN DYCK Two portrait etchings.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
ANTHONY VAN DYCK
Two portrait etchings.
Jan Bruegel, circa 1630. 246x157 mm; 9 3/4x6 1/4 inches. Sixth state (of 7). Triple crescent watermark (Mauquoy-Hendrickx 314) * Erasmus of Rotterdam, circa 1630. 243x157 mm; 9 5/8x6 1/8 inches, wide margins. Third state (of 5). Strasburg Lily watermark (Mauquoy/Hendrickx 147 ff.). A superb, eraly impression with very strong contrasts and no sign of wear. Hollstein 1 and 5; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1 and 5.
With--An engraved portrait after Van Dyck.