Lot 171: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Landscape with a Cow.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Landscape with a Cow.
Etching, circa 1650. 103x131 mm; 4 1/8x5 1/4 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund''s second state (of 3), before the additional work on the building at the right; Usticke''s second state (l) (of 6), with the delicate, curved horizontal scratch in the sky above the building; White and Boon''s second state (of 2); New Hollstein third state (of 5). Ex-collection unknown collector, blue ink stamp verso (not in Lugt). A very good, crisp, evenly-printed impression with strong contrasts, sharp plate edges and all the details distinct, including the lightly-etched distant landscape formations. Bartsch 237; Biörklund 50-1; Hollstein (White and Boon) 237.