Lot 158: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Cornelis Claesz Anslo, Preacher.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Cornelis Claesz Anslo, Preacher.
Etching and drypoint, 1641. 195x177 mm; 7 3/4x7 inches. Biörklund's second state (of 4); Usticke's second state (of 6); White and Boon's second state (of 2); New Hollstein third state (of 5), before the Captain Baillie rework. With narrow to thread margins outside the black border line. A brilliant, richly-inked, dark and early impression of this extremely scarce portrait with all the fine lines in the background and the dense cross-hatching distinct and with no sign of wear. Bartsch 271; Biörklund 41-J; Hollstein (White and Boon) 271.