November 3, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 184: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Star of Kings: A Night Piece.(16 views)
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REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
The Star of Kings: A Night Piece.
Etching and drypoint, circa 1651. 93x142 mm; 3 5/8x5 5/8 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's second state (of 2); Usticke's third state (e) (of 7), with burr on the star and the column to the left of the star. A very good, well-inked and dark impression with all the details distinct and before the blotchiness and significant wear in the dark shadows. Bartsch 113; Biörklund 51-1; Hollstein (White and Boon) 113.