Lot 181: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight.
Etching and drypoint, 1654. 210x163 mm; 8 1/4x6 1/2 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's second state (of 2); Usticke's third state (of 3). Ex-collection the artist William Morris Hunt (1824-1879). A very good, dark and well-inked impression with strong contrasts. Bartsch 83; Biörklund 54-G; Hollstein (White and Boon) 83.