Lot 178: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Rest on the Flight into Egypt: A Night Piece.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt: A Night Piece.
Etching and drypoint, 1651. 128x111 mm; 5x4 3/8 inches. Biörklund's fourth state (of 5), before the additional shading on Joseph's right hand and the ass's nose; Usticke's fourth state (of 9); White and Boon's fifth state (of 6); New Hollstein sixth state (of 10). Ex-collection B. Vesselovsky (Lugt 312a, verso). Trimmed on the plate mark. A very good, well-inked impression. Bartsch 53; Biörklund 51-E; Hollstein (White and Boon) 53.