Lot 176: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Peasant Family on the Tramp.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Peasant Family on the Tramp.
Etching, circa 1652. 114x93 mm; 4 1/2x3 3/4 inches, thread margins. Biörklund's first state (of 2); Usticke's first state (of 4), with pentimenti of the face at right clearly visible; White and Boon's first state (of 2), before the re-etching of the false-biting and the addition of the 3 short vertical lines in the center of the back pack. A superb, well-inked and early impression with strong contrasts. Bartsch 131; Biörklund 52-3; Hollstein (White and Boon) 131.