Lot 151: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Samuel Manasseh Ben Israel.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Samuel Manasseh Ben Israel.
Etching, 1636. 148x107 mm; 5 7/8x4 1/4 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund''s first state (of 4), with the indentation on the left cheek; Usticke''s first state (of 4); White and Boon''s first state (of 3). Arms of Amsterdam watermark (Ash/Fletcher 1 J.b.; they note the same watermark on an impression of this subject in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam). A very good, crisp and early impression with strong contrasts and no sign of wear. Bartsch 269; Biörklund 36-C; Hollstein (White and Boon) 269.