Lot 179: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Circumcision in the Stable.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
The Circumcision in the Stable.
Etching and drypoint, 1654. 98x148 mm; 4x5 7/8 inches, small margins. Biörklund's second state (of 2); Usticke's second state (e) (of 3); White and Boon's second state (of 2). Ex-collection the artist William Morris Hunt (1824-1879). A very good, richly-inked and dark impression with strong contrasts and no sign of wear in the dark right section. Bartsch 47; Biörklund 54-B; Hollstein (White and Boon) 47.