5 December 2006
The Adoration of the Shepherds (B. 21; Holl. 15)
engraving, circa 1600, first state (of five), a good impression, with thread margins on three sides, trimmed to the platemark at the top, a small paper flaw in the blank area at lower left, a very skilful repair on the reverse of the upper left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition
S. 214 x 153 mm.
With Colnaghi's, London, 1980.
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