Current Inventory by Adriaen van Ostade

The Schoolmaster

Artist: Adriaen van Ostade
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  Adriaen van OSTADE 1610 – Haarlem – 1685 The Schoolmaster   ca. 1644 etching on laid paper; 92 x 83 mm (3 5/8 x 3 1/4 inches) Bartsch 17, Davidsohn, Godefroy, and Hollstein first state (of three) watermark partially visible foolscap (probably Godefroy 21) provenance Edouard Veltman (according to a pencil annotation on the verso) Dr. Walter Beck, Berlin (Lugt 2603b) Eugène Victor Rouir, Marcinelle (Lugt 2156a) Carlo de Poortere, Courtrai (Lugt 3467) Christie’s, London, June 27, 1996, lot 189, sold for GBP3,450 to Jiles Boon (not stamped) A superb impression, printing with tone and inky plate edges and 3-mm-wide […]

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The Three Women

Artist: Adriaen van Ostade
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Jonas Suyderhoef 1613-1686),  The Three Women (les Parques Hollandaises), c. 1650, engraving and etching, after Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685). Reference: Wussin 120, fourth state (of 6), with the inscription “Nicolaus Visscher excu”lower right, and with the letters on the wall in the background “A. Van Ostaden pinxit; J. Suyderhoef sculpsit”. In excellent condition, on old laid paper with a margin, 11 3/4 x 8 5/8, the sheet 12 1/8 x 9 3/8 inches. A very good, strong impression. Wussin notes that in this state the horizontal lines have been added to the areas outside of the oval, but the address […]

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The Anglers

Artist: Adriaen van Ostade
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Adriaen Van Ostade (1610-1685) etching The Anglers, circa 1647, Godefry 26, Bartsch 26. Very good condition, with small (1/2 inch) margins, on cream laid paper, archival mounting. 4 1/2 x 6 5/8 inches. A fine, rich impression of the sixth state of seven. This state appears identical to Godefry’s fifth state, but the borderline appears a bit stronger than that pictured in Godefry, so we’ve taken a conservative position and assigned it as sixth state. But the horizontal lines in the sky upper right are printing quite well as in the earlier states, and the inking is quite rich and […]

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The Breakfast (Le Gourmet en Compagnie)

Artist: Adriaen van Ostade
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Adriaen Van Ostade (1610-1685), The Breakfast (Le Gourmet en Compagnie), etching, c. 1647-52. References: Godefry, Hollstein 50. Seventh state (of 12). On cream laid paper, in very good condition, with margins (collector’s stamp verso showing through slightly bottom left below image), no watermark discernible, 8 1/2 x 10 1/4, the sheet 8 15/16 x 11. Archival mounting. A fine early delicately printed impression. Godefry observes that impressions of this early (lifetime) state are “tres rare.” Provenance: ex Collection Dr. S. William Pelletier (with his stamp verso, and dated by him as acquired 11/15/99). ex Collection ES (with the colored initials stamp […]

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