Lot 134: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Abraham and Isaac.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Abraham and Isaac.
Etching, 1645. 157x130 mm; 6 1/4x5 1/8 inches. Biörklund''s first state (of 2); Usticke''s first state (of 3); New Hollstein first state (of 2), before the line connecting Abraham''s shoulder with his back and the additional lines between the faces of the two figures. Ex-collection Robert Dighton (Lugt 727, upper left recto). Trimmed on the plate mark. A superb, richly-inked and dark impression, with warm plate tone and traces of burr on Isaac''s robe. Bartsch 34; Biörklund 45-D; Hollstein (White and Boon) 34.