OSTADE, Adriaen van (1610-85):

The Concert

Etching, c. 1644. Godefroy, Hollstein 30, sixth state of eleven
Provenance: Carlo de Poortere, 1917-2002 (Lugt 3467); E.V. Rouir, b.1919, author of a book on prints by Rembrandt and contemporaries (L. 2156a)

A fine impression, trimmed inside the platemark but outside the borderline, in very good condition. 124 x 92mm.
$11,700

This impression has sold twice at auction in the past 25 years, while no other impression in this state has appeared.