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Adrian Jansz Van Ostade, (Dutch, 1610-1685) Etching, "The Family", plate signed and dated 1647 lower right, a very good impression on laid paper with illegible block letter watermark, with large margins. Plate size: 6-7/8" x 6-1/8". Paper size: 7-3/4" x 7". Frame: 15-1/2 x 10-3/4". Biography: Although he was born and died in Haarlem, Adriaen van Ostade adopted the name of his father's native town as a painter. He was probably influenced by the village scenes of Joost Cornelisz and is best known for his depictions peasant engaged in everyday life. Van Ostade also operated a workshop in Haarlem. He is considered the major Dutch etcher of the 17th century, after Rembrandt. Condition: Spot of foxing on chimney. Two tear repairs in margins, one lower right, one top left. Two archival tapes at top.