REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
"PEASANT FAMILY ON THE TRAMP"
Circa 1652. Etching on laid paper, New Hollstein's first state of three; before the three short vertical lines added in the center of the pack; a fair impression with the plate scratches lower left still clearly visible. Also with partial watermark to mid lower left: Strasbourg Lily, E'-a-b 4°, c. 1652, with the chain line through the center of the watermark, the initials PR double-wired below
Plate size: 4 x 3 3/8 in. (10.2 x 8.6cm)
Sheet size: 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (10.8 x 8.9cm)
[Bartsch 131; Hind 259; Hollstein 131; New Hollstein 266]
The Collection of Perry & June Ottenberg, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sold for $8,750 (buyer's premium included)