Lot 142: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Strolling Musicians.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
The Strolling Musicians.
Etching, circa 1635. 140x119 mm; 5 1/2x4 3/4 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's first state (of 2); Usticke's first state (of 3); White and Boon's first state (of 3). A superb, dark and richly-inked impression with very strong contrasts and with the delicate, horizontal drypoint lines on the woman's neck distinct, consistent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Bartsch 119; Biörklund 38-8; Hollstein (White and Boon) 119.