Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685)
The Spectacle Seller (B., Holl., G. 29)
etching, circa 1646, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of the rare second state (of six), printing with traces of burr in the vine at upper left, with margins, in very good condition
P. 103 x 90 mm., S. 117 x 103 mm.
Conte Rigal (2nd half 18th century), Paris, according to ink inscription verso (cf. L. 2139a); presumably his sale, Regnault & Delalande, Paris, 30-31 January 1818 (75 francs).
An ink inscription on the reverse: 10 stivers Rotterdam 1824 (not in Lugt).
Carlo de Poortere (1917-2002), Belgium (L. 3467).
E. V. Rouir (born 1919), Belgium (L. 2156a).
With Colnaghi's, London (their inventory number in pencil verso).