Lot 182: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Christ at Emmaus: The Larger Plate.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Christ at Emmaus: The Larger Plate.
Etching and drypoint, 1654. 212x162 mm; 8 3/8x6 1/2 inches, narrow to thread margins. Biörklund's third state (of 3); Usticke's third state (i) (of 4); White and Boon's third state (of 3). Ex-collection Vicomte Philogène de Montfort (Lugt 1035, verso). A superb, dark and richly-inked impression with very strong contrasts and with traces of burr, comprable to some earlier impressions. Bartsch 87; Biörklund 54-H; Hollstein (White and Boon) 87.