Nicolaes Berghem (1620 - 1683) - Relief with a rural scene - Second state on seven

Description
Nicolaes Berghem (1620 - 1683) - Relief with a rural scene - Second state on seven
Etching - Not signed - Ca. 1650

A large stone block carved with a relief representing a rural scene, trees in the background; from a series of eight plates showing sheep
Etching

Although this print does not bear the artist's name, it was almost certain made by Berchem since other prints from this series show his name. This is a second state with finished etchings but before all numbers and before the alterations of the later states. (second state on seven).

Weigel 1843 301.48
Hollstein 48.II
Dutuit 1881-5 I.45.48.II
Bartsch V.278.48

This is a bright impression of the early state with all delicate detail. Small glue stain top right. With top corners on collection sheet.

Lot details
Artist
Nicolaes Berghem (1620 - 1683)
Title of artwork
Relief with a rural scene - Second state on seven
Year
Ca. 1650
Technique
Etching
Signature
Not signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
100×112 mm
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