Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641)
Johannes Brueghel (Holl., Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1)
etching, before 1632, with part of a Strasbourg Lily watermark (M.-H. 158), a fine impression of the rare second state (of six according to Holl.; of seven according to M.-H.), before all letters, printing with tone, fine vertical wiping marks and touches of burr on drypoint lines below, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline on three sides, trimmed on the platemark below, inscribed in brown ink below Hans Breugel, two small repairs in the blank areas to the left and right of the ruff, otherwise in good condition
P. 239 x 152 mm., S. 240 x 154 mm.
Peter Lely (1618-1680), London (L. 2092); presumably his sale, Sonnius, Lankrink & Thompson, London, 11 April 1688 (and following days).