OSTADE, Adriaen van (1610-85):

The Family

Etching, 1647. Godefroy, Hollstein 46, the rare first state of six

A fine, subtle, early impression, with thread margins most of the way round or trimmed along the platemark. A very pale brown spot in the foreground, a thin spot in the lower right corner, otherwise in excellent condition. 181 x 159mm.