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Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685)
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Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685)

Peasant with his Hands behind his Back (B., Holl., G. 21)

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Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685)
Peasant with his Hands behind his Back (B., Holl., G. 21)
etching and engraving, circa 1640, a good impression of the extremely rare third state (of six), with thread margins at left, trimmed on or just outside the platemark elsewhere, but retaining a small margin outside the borderline on all sides, slightly foxed, two small thin spots, otherwise in good condition; with The Couple Walking (G. 24 III); The Smokers and the Drinker (G. 13 VI); The Peasant with the crooked Back (G. 20 IV); The Smoker and the Drinker (G. 24a III); The Woman winding Wool upon a Wheel (G. 25 V); and The Knife Grinder (G. 36 III); all generally in good condition
P. 87 x 64 mm., S. 89 x 66 mm. (7)
Provenance
V. Sieger (L. 2377)
Anonymous (L. 2909a) and another, unidentified: J.R. in black ink verso (not in Lugt)
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