Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685)
The Couple Walking (B., Holl., G. 24)
etching, circa 1638, on laid paper, without watermark, a very fine impression of the rare first state (of five), with small margins, in very good condition
P. 80 x 64 mm., S. 82 x 68 mm.
From the album of T. R. G. Carlyon, England, according to a pencil inscription verso (not in Lugt).
With C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1965, their 40th catalogue, no. 75.
Dr. Otto Schäfer (1912 - 2000), Schweinfurt, Germany (not in Lugt); his sale, Kornfeld, Bern, 24 June 1992, lot 221 (CHF 4,800).