Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685)
The Cobbler (B., Holl., G. 27)
etching, 1671, on laid paper, with a Letters CDG (Claude de George?) countermark, a very good impression of the rare seventh state (of ten), trimmed just within the platemark at right, otherwise with thread margins, a tiny nick at the lower left sheet edge, generally in very good condition
P. 187 x 149 mm., S. 191 x 150 mm.
Walter Francis, 5th Duke of Buccleuch (1806-1884), London and Dalkeith (L. 402); his sale, Christie's, London, 20 April 1887, lot 1648 (£1-12 to Danlos).