OMNP Auction Preview Part II: Christie’s London, Sale 7612, Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints, Wednesday, October 1st

Part two of OMNP’s preview of today’s sale of Old Master prints at Christie’s. Read below for a listing of lots being estimated at around $5,000 or more.

$5,000-10,000 USD

Lot 5

Hans Baldung Grien (1484-1545)
Saint Jerome in the Desert (B. 35; Holl. 118)
woodcut, 1511, watermark Gothic P with Imperial Orb in a Shield above (similar to Piccard 301, dated 1506), a good though possibly slightly later impression of this rare woodcut, showing a few wormholes in the block, printed in brownish black, trimmed to or on the borderline, a skilfully repaired vertical tear along the tree trunk above, some minor soiling, the sheet very thinly backed, otherwise in good condition

B., S. 223 x 155 mm.

Estimate: £3,500 – £4,000

($6,335 – $7,240)

Lot 22

Albrecht Dürer
Erasmus of Rotterdam (B. 107; M., Holl. 105; S.M.S. 102)
engraving, 1526, watermark Coat of Arms with Crossed Hammers, a fairly good but slightly later impression, with thread margins, with a horizontal and vertical central fold only visible verso, generally in very good condition
P. 249 x 193 mm., S. 250 x 194 mm.

Estimate: £4,000 – £6,000

($7,240 – $10,860)

Lot 26

Albrecht Dürer
The Annunciation, from The Life of the Virgin (B. 83; M., Holl. 195, S.M.S. 173)
woodcut, circa 1503, a fine impression, after the Latin text edition of 1511, watermark Fish Bladder (M. 309), trimmed to the border, with several small repairs and small made-up patches at the sheet edges, presumably where previously mounted on the reverse, otherwise in generally good condition
B., S. 298 x 212 mm.

Estimate: £3,000 – £5,000

($5,430 – $9,050)

Lot 27

Albrecht Dürer
The Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin, from The Life of the Virgin (B. 94; M., Holl. 206; S.M.S. 184)
woodcut, 1510, a very good, early impression before the Latin text edition of 1511, watermark Bull’s Head with Cross and Flower (M. 66), trimmed on or just inside the borderline, a small brown stain at the upper right, one or two smaller spots elsewhere, minor brown staining and a central drying crease supported with thin Japon on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
S. 288 x 205 mm.

Estimate: £2,500 – £3,500

($4,525 – $6,335)

Lot 30

Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641)
The Iconography of Anthony van Dyck
a collection of engravings, including eight plates by van Dyck, and a large collection after him by van den Enden, Galle, de Jode, Lommelin, Pontius, Visscher, Vorstermann and others; together with a collection of engraved portraits similar to the Iconography, by and after the same hands, in generally good condition, with occasional staining and minor defects (187)

Estimate: £3,000 – £5,000

($5,586 – $9,310)

Lot 36

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828)
Quien se Pondrá el Cascabel Gato?, from Los Proverbios (Delteil 222; Harris 268)
etching with burnished aquatint and drypoint, on tissue-thin laid Japon, a fine though posthumous proof impression, before the edition with text published in L’Art under the title Otras Leyes por el Pueblo, with margins, pale light staining, an unobtrusive paper flaw in the centre of the lower margin, very minor rippling (inherent to this paper), attached to a mount on the reverse at the upper sheet edge, otherwise in generally good condition, framed; with Plate D from the Tauromaquia (H. 240) by the same hand, a fairly good impression, on laid paper, with small margins, framed
P. 242 x 355 mm., S. 278 x 385 mm. (2)

Estimate: £3,000 – £5,000

($5,430 – $9,050)

Lot 37

Lucas van Leyden (1494-1533)
The Musicians (B., Holl. 155)
engraving, 1524, a very good Hollstein b impression, trimmed inside the platemark but fractionally outside the subject, the upper sheet corners slightly thin on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
S. 117 x 75 mm.

Estimate: £3,000 – £5,000

($5,430 – $9,050)

Lot 45

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
The Pier with a Lamp, from Carceri d’Invenzione (Hind 15; Robison 41)
etching and engraving, circa 1749-61, fifth state (of seven), from the Second Edition, Third Issue, mid 1760s to early 1770s, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle, the full sheet, with the usual central fold, pale time and light staining mostly visible on the reverse, a paper guard along the left sheet edge verso, otherwise in good condition; with The Man on a Rack (R. 43), by the same hand, Second Edition, Fourth Issue, in very good condition
P. 412 x 547 mm., S. 432 x 570 mm. (2)

Estimate: £1,500 – £2,500

($2,715 – $4,525)

Lot 49

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Joseph telling his Dreams (B., Holl. 37; H. 160)
etching, 1638, a good impression of the third, final state, trimmed on the platemark, laid on paper at the sheet edges on the reverse, a small brown stain on the reverse (not showing through), otherwise in good condition
S. 113 x 85 mm.

Estimate: £3,500 – £4,500

($6,335 – $8,145)

Lot 50

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Angel departing from the Family of Tobias (B., Holl. 43; H. 145)
etching, 1641, third state (of four), a very good impression, with narrow margins, minor surface soiling and rubbing to the platemark, the tip of the lower left sheet corner creased, pale staining on the reverse, laid down on the reverse at the upper sheet corners, framed
P. 103 x 153 mm., S. 108 x 158 mm.

Estimate: £3,000 – £5,000

($5,430 – $9,050)

Lot 57

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Crucifixion: Small Plate (B., Holl. 80; H. 123)
etching, circa 1635, a good, clear impression of this lightly-bitten print, with margins, in good condition
P. 96 x 67 mm., S. 102 x 74 mm.

Estimate: £3,500 – £4,500

($6,335 – $8,145)

Lot 58

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate (B., Holl. 81; H. 103)
etching with engraving, 1633, a later impression of the fifth (final) state, with margins, some pale staining and lesser defects
P. 530 x 407 mm., S. 570 x 448 mm.

Estimate: £2,000 – £3,000

($3,620 – $5,430)

Lot 59

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Descent from the Cross by Torchlight (B., Holl. 83; H. 280)
etching with drypoint, 1654, a later impression, some light-staining, laid on paper at the sheet corners on the reverse; with six others (B. 28, 41, 57, 71, 273 and 277), by the same hand, all framed
P. 206 x 160 mm., S. 211 x 166 mm. (7)

Estimate: £2,000 – £3,000

($3,620 – $5,430)

Lot 62

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Death of the Virgin (B., Holl. 99; H. 161)
etching and drypoint, 1639, third, final state, a fair impression, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a thin fillet of paper outside the borderline, with several short tears at the sheet edges, some creasing, staining and small spots of surface skinning in the upper part of the subject, some light-staining and lesser defects, laid on paper, framed
S. 397 x 315 mm.

Estimate: £3,000 – £5,000

($5,430 – $9,050)

Lot 63

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Star of the Kings: A Night Piece (B., Holl. 113; H. 254)
etching with touches of drypoint, circa 1651, a fairly good but later impression, trimmed to the subject, generally in good condition
S. 93 x 143 mm.

£2,500 – £3,500

($4,540 – $6,356)

Lot 82

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Self-Portrait with Cap pulled forward (B., Holl. 319; H. 58)
etching, circa 1631, sixth, final state, a later impression of this rare self-portrait, with small margins, a few pale foxmarks and a small rubbed area with associated thin spot at the upper right corner, remains of hinging tape at the sheet edges verso
P. 50 x 43 mm., S. 58 x 51 mm.

Estimate: £3,000 – £5,000

($5,430 – $9,050)

$10,000 USD and up

Lot 13

Albrecht Dürer
Adam and Eve (B., M., Holl. 1; S.M.S. 39)
engraving, 1504, a very good Meder c impression of the second state (of three), watermark Bull’s Head (M. 62), the upper right corner lost and repaired, with the rock and the mountain goat very skilfully made up, other, smaller, very skilfully made-up or repaired areas, mainly along the sheet edges and along the horizontal central fold, barely visible recto, remargined
S. 252 x 196 mm.

Estimate: £30,000 – £50,000

($54,300 – $90,500)

Lot 17

Albrecht Dürer
The Abduction of Proserpina (B. 72; M., Holl. 67; S.M.S. 83)
etching, 1516, a fine, even Meder a impression printing with great clarity and contrast, just beginning to show faint traces of rust on Proserpina’s forehead, watermark City Gate under a Crown (M. 48), with 3 mm. margins on all sides, a few stray ink lines above the unicorn’s mane, the lower right corner slightly rubbed, two small thin spots only visible verso, generally in good condition
P. 310 x 213 mm., S. 316 x 219 mm.

Estimate: £8,000 – £12,000

($14,480 – $21,720)

Lot 18

Albrecht Dürer
Hercules (B. 73; M., Holl. 63; S.M.S. 22)
engraving, circa 1498, a good Meder II/b impression (the first, unfinished state survives only in two impressions, in Vienna and Berlin), before the scratch on the right calf of Hercules and before the lines across the jaw bone, but with a Crown with Small City Gate watermark (M. 46), as usually found on Meder a impressions with the scratch, trimmed on or just inside the platemark above and on or just outside the borderline elsewhere, a diagonal 70 mm. tear with a tiny associated paper loss at the lower left corner, a small made-up hole at the back of the satyr at left, a soft crease across the upper right corner, and other minor defects mainly at the sheet edges
S. 320 x 221 mm.

Estimate: £6,000 – £8,000

($10,860 – $14,480)

Lot 20

Albrecht Dürer
The Large Horse (B. 97; M., Holl. 94; S.M.S. 43)
engraving, 1505, a good Meder a impression, watermark Bull’s Head (M. 62), trimmed on the platemark on three sides, with thread margins below, the lower right corner re-attached and partly made-up with pen and ink, another, smaller repair at the lower left sheet edge, minor defects on the reverse where previously mounted, framed
S. 167 x 118 mm.

Estimate: £7,000 – £10,000

($12,670 – $18,100)

Lot 21

Albrecht Dürer
Knight, Death and the Devil (B. 98; M., Holl. 74; S.M.S. 69)
engraving, 1513, a slightly later impression, before the scratch through the horse’s left hind leg, watermark Arms of Schrobenhausen (M. 195), trimmed on or just inside the platemark on three sides, marginally trimmed into the subject below, the upper right corner including the tips of the lance and the trees very skilfully made up, the sheet thinly backed
S. 240 x 188 mm.

Estimate: £8,000 – £12,000

($14,480 – $21,720)

Lot 23

Albrecht Dürer
Ecce Homo, from The Large Passion (B. 9; M., Holl. 118; S.M.S. 159)
woodcut, circa 1498, watermark Name of Mary (M. 316), a good Meder a/b impression, before the text edition of 1511 and before the vertical crack below, printing a little dryly in places, with thread margins on three sides and 2 mm. margins below, some minor soiling in the upper right sheet edge and at the lower left sheet edge, with the usual horizontal central crease, mainly visible verso, generally in very good condition
B. 392 x 281 mm., S. 394 x 283 mm.

Estimate: £7,000 – £10,000

($12,670 – $18,100)

Lot 40

Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503)

Bacchanal with Silenus (B. 20; Hind 3; Martineaux 75)
engraving with drypoint, early 1470s, a good though slightly later impression of this rare engraving, printing with burr on the scratch above the grapevine at right and the scratches below, on fine laid paper, probably late 15th century, without watermark, an unusually large sheet for this print, showing the entire subject and parts of the irregular, curved platemark at the corners, with thread margins in places along the left sheet edge, some thin spots, otherwise in good condition
S. 322 x 454 mm.

Estimate: £10,000 – £15,000

($18,100 – $27,150)

Lot 51

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Angel appearing to the Shepherds (B., Holl. 44; H. 120)
etching with drypoint and engraving, 1634, watermark Foolscap with seven-pointed Collar (A. & F. 20. E.a), a fairly good impression of the third, final state, with thread margins on three sides, trimmed on or just inside the platemark but outside the subject at left, five short, thinly backed tears at the sheet edges, a foxmark just below the putti in the sky, a small repaired thin spot near the upper sheet edge visible only verso, a horizontal central fold, mainly visible verso
P., S. 260 x 218 mm.

Estimate: £5,000 – £7,000

($9,050 – $12,670)

Lot 56

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Christ preaching: ‘La Petite Tombe’ (B., Holl. 67; H. 256)
etching with drypoint, circa 1652, with a large Strasbourg Lily watermark, a fine, rich and even ‘black sleeve’ impression with great contrast, printing with much burr on the man in the front at left, and some burr on Christ’s cloak and left sleeve, with small margins, in excellent condition, framed
P. 154 x 207 mm., S. 157 x 210 mm.

Estimate: £20,000 – £30,000

($36,200 – $54,300)

Lot 67

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The strolling Musicians (B., Holl. 119; H. 142)
etching, circa 1635, a good impression of the first state (of two), with narrow margins, slight wear to the sheet edges, a small thin spot on the reverse, in generally good condition, framed
P. 140 x 116 mm., S. 144 x 120 mm.

Estimate: £8,000 – £12,000

($14,480 – $21,720)

Lot 69

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Woman bathing her Feet at a Brook (B., Holl. 200; H. 298)
etching, 1658, on thin Japon, a good impression before the re-work, some wear beginning to show in the densely hatched areas, with narrow to thread margins, in very good condition, framed
P. 160 x 80 mm., S. 163 x 82 mm.

Estimate: £15,000 – £20,000

($27,150 – $36,200)

Lot 71

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A Man at a Desk wearing a Cross and Chain (B., Holl. 261; H. 189)
etching and drypoint, 1641, a somewhat grey impression of the fourth, final state, with margins, a soft crease across the lower right corner, remains of old paper tape at the sheet edges on the reverse, framed
P. 154 x 104 mm., S. 166 x 115 mm.

Lot 72

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A young Man in a Velvet Cap (Ferdinand Bol?) (B., Holl. 268; H. 151)
etching with touches of drypoint, 1637, second, final state, a good impression, still showing traces of burr on the lips, in the left eye and in the hair, with part of a Strasbourg Lily watermark (?), with thread margins or trimmed on the platemark, a pen and ink stroke at the centre on the reverse, minor defects at the upper corners where hinged in the reverse, otherwise in generally good condition, framed
S. 97 x 84 mm.

Estimate: £5,000 – £7,000

($9,050 – $12,670)

Lot 73

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Omval (B., Holl. 209; H. 210)
etching with drypoint, 1645, second, final state, a good impression, the distant landscape still distinct, trimmed on or just inside the platemark, a few small, repaired holes in the sky, skinning on the reverse where presumably removed from an old support, the sheet thinly backed
S. 187 x 224 mm.

Estimate: £5,000 – £7,000

($9,050 – $12,670)


Lot 38

Claude Gellée, called Le Lorrain (1600-1682)
La Danse au Bord de l’Eau (Mannocci 13)
etching, circa 1634, a good impression of the sixth state B (of seven), trimmed on or just outside the platemark, a small very skilful repair at the lower left corner mainly visible verso, otherwise in good condition
S. 131 x 198 mm.

Lot 86

Lorenzo Tiepolo (1736-1776)
Monument to the Glory of Heroes (De V. 7; R. 228)
etching, circa 1755, third, final state, a good impression, with narrow margins, a horizontal crease towards the upper part of the subject, a vertical crease towards the right, several short tears at the edge of the sheet, some staining, laid on board
P. 675 x 500 mm., S. 685 x 510 mm.

Lot 74

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Clement de Jonghe, Printseller (B., Holl. 272; H. 251)
etching with drypoint and engraving, 1651, a very good impression of the fifth state (of six), the shadow thrown by the brim of the hat across the face particularly effective and atmospheric, with subtly wiped highlights to the collar and gauntlets, with thread margins, a pale brown stain to the right of the hat, with the Gersaint number in pen and ink on the reverse, also inscribed quatriémme épreuve, in very good condition, framed
P., S. 210 x 163 mm.

$10,000 USD and up

Lot 13

Albrecht Dürer
Adam and Eve (B., M., Holl. 1; S.M.S. 39)
engraving, 1504, a very good Meder c impression of the second state (of three), watermark Bull’s Head (M. 62), the upper right corner lost and repaired, with the rock and the mountain goat very skilfully made up, other, smaller, very skilfully made-up or repaired areas, mainly along the sheet edges and along the horizontal central fold, barely visible recto, remargined
S. 252 x 196 mm.

Estimate: £30,000 – £50,000

($54,300 – $90,500)

Lot 17

Albrecht Dürer
The Abduction of Proserpina (B. 72; M., Holl. 67; S.M.S. 83)
etching, 1516, a fine, even Meder a impression printing with great clarity and contrast, just beginning to show faint traces of rust on Proserpina’s forehead, watermark City Gate under a Crown (M. 48), with 3 mm. margins on all sides, a few stray ink lines above the unicorn’s mane, the lower right corner slightly rubbed, two small thin spots only visible verso, generally in good condition
P. 310 x 213 mm., S. 316 x 219 mm.

Estimate: £8,000 – £12,000

($14,480 – $21,720)

Lot 18

Albrecht Dürer
Hercules (B. 73; M., Holl. 63; S.M.S. 22)
engraving, circa 1498, a good Meder II/b impression (the first, unfinished state survives only in two impressions, in Vienna and Berlin), before the scratch on the right calf of Hercules and before the lines across the jaw bone, but with a Crown with Small City Gate watermark (M. 46), as usually found on Meder a impressions with the scratch, trimmed on or just inside the platemark above and on or just outside the borderline elsewhere, a diagonal 70 mm. tear with a tiny associated paper loss at the lower left corner, a small made-up hole at the back of the satyr at left, a soft crease across the upper right corner, and other minor defects mainly at the sheet edges
S. 320 x 221 mm.

Estimate: £6,000 – £8,000

($10,860 – $14,480)

Lot 20

Albrecht Dürer
The Large Horse (B. 97; M., Holl. 94; S.M.S. 43)
engraving, 1505, a good Meder a impression, watermark Bull’s Head (M. 62), trimmed on the platemark on three sides, with thread margins below, the lower right corner re-attached and partly made-up with pen and ink, another, smaller repair at the lower left sheet edge, minor defects on the reverse where previously mounted, framed
S. 167 x 118 mm.

Estimate: £7,000 – £10,000

($12,670 – $18,100)

Lot 21

Albrecht Dürer
Knight, Death and the Devil (B. 98; M., Holl. 74; S.M.S. 69)
engraving, 1513, a slightly later impression, before the scratch through the horse’s left hind leg, watermark Arms of Schrobenhausen (M. 195), trimmed on or just inside the platemark on three sides, marginally trimmed into the subject below, the upper right corner including the tips of the lance and the trees very skilfully made up, the sheet thinly backed
S. 240 x 188 mm.

Estimate: £8,000 – £12,000

($14,480 – $21,720)

Lot 23

Albrecht Dürer
Ecce Homo, from The Large Passion (B. 9; M., Holl. 118; S.M.S. 159)
woodcut, circa 1498, watermark Name of Mary (M. 316), a good Meder a/b impression, before the text edition of 1511 and before the vertical crack below, printing a little dryly in places, with thread margins on three sides and 2 mm. margins below, some minor soiling in the upper right sheet edge and at the lower left sheet edge, with the usual horizontal central crease, mainly visible verso, generally in very good condition
B. 392 x 281 mm., S. 394 x 283 mm.

Estimate: £7,000 – £10,000

($12,670 – $18,100)

Lot 40

Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503)

Bacchanal with Silenus (B. 20; Hind 3; Martineaux 75)
engraving with drypoint, early 1470s, a good though slightly later impression of this rare engraving, printing with burr on the scratch above the grapevine at right and the scratches below, on fine laid paper, probably late 15th century, without watermark, an unusually large sheet for this print, showing the entire subject and parts of the irregular, curved platemark at the corners, with thread margins in places along the left sheet edge, some thin spots, otherwise in good condition
S. 322 x 454 mm.

Estimate: £10,000 – £15,000

($18,100 – $27,150)

Lot 51

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Angel appearing to the Shepherds (B., Holl. 44; H. 120)
etching with drypoint and engraving, 1634, watermark Foolscap with seven-pointed Collar (A. & F. 20. E.a), a fairly good impression of the third, final state, with thread margins on three sides, trimmed on or just inside the platemark but outside the subject at left, five short, thinly backed tears at the sheet edges, a foxmark just below the putti in the sky, a small repaired thin spot near the upper sheet edge visible only verso, a horizontal central fold, mainly visible verso
P., S. 260 x 218 mm.

Estimate: £5,000 – £7,000

($9,050 – $12,670)

Lot 56

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Christ preaching: ‘La Petite Tombe’ (B., Holl. 67; H. 256)
etching with drypoint, circa 1652, with a large Strasbourg Lily watermark, a fine, rich and even ‘black sleeve’ impression with great contrast, printing with much burr on the man in the front at left, and some burr on Christ’s cloak and left sleeve, with small margins, in excellent condition, framed
P. 154 x 207 mm., S. 157 x 210 mm.

Estimate: £20,000 – £30,000

($36,200 – $54,300)

Lot 67

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The strolling Musicians (B., Holl. 119; H. 142)
etching, circa 1635, a good impression of the first state (of two), with narrow margins, slight wear to the sheet edges, a small thin spot on the reverse, in generally good condition, framed
P. 140 x 116 mm., S. 144 x 120 mm.

Estimate: £8,000 – £12,000

($14,480 – $21,720)

Lot 69

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Woman bathing her Feet at a Brook (B., Holl. 200; H. 298)
etching, 1658, on thin Japon, a good impression before the re-work, some wear beginning to show in the densely hatched areas, with narrow to thread margins, in very good condition, framed
P. 160 x 80 mm., S. 163 x 82 mm.

Estimate: £15,000 – £20,000

($27,150 – $36,200)

Lot 71

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A Man at a Desk wearing a Cross and Chain (B., Holl. 261; H. 189)
etching and drypoint, 1641, a somewhat grey impression of the fourth, final state, with margins, a soft crease across the lower right corner, remains of old paper tape at the sheet edges on the reverse, framed
P. 154 x 104 mm., S. 166 x 115 mm.

Lot 72

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A young Man in a Velvet Cap (Ferdinand Bol?) (B., Holl. 268; H. 151)
etching with touches of drypoint, 1637, second, final state, a good impression, still showing traces of burr on the lips, in the left eye and in the hair, with part of a Strasbourg Lily watermark (?), with thread margins or trimmed on the platemark, a pen and ink stroke at the centre on the reverse, minor defects at the upper corners where hinged in the reverse, otherwise in generally good condition, framed
S. 97 x 84 mm.

Estimate: £5,000 – £7,000

($9,050 – $12,670)

Lot 73

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Omval (B., Holl. 209; H. 210)
etching with drypoint, 1645, second, final state, a good impression, the distant landscape still distinct, trimmed on or just inside the platemark, a few small, repaired holes in the sky, skinning on the reverse where presumably removed from an old support, the sheet thinly backed
S. 187 x 224 mm.

Estimate: £5,000 – £7,000

($9,050 – $12,670)

Lot 38

Claude Gellée, called Le Lorrain (1600-1682)
La Danse au Bord de l’Eau (Mannocci 13)
etching, circa 1634, a good impression of the sixth state B (of seven), trimmed on or just outside the platemark, a small very skilful repair at the lower left corner mainly visible verso, otherwise in good condition
S. 131 x 198 mm.

Lot 86

Lorenzo Tiepolo (1736-1776)
Monument to the Glory of Heroes (De V. 7; R. 228)
etching, circa 1755, third, final state, a good impression, with narrow margins, a horizontal crease towards the upper part of the subject, a vertical crease towards the right, several short tears at the edge of the sheet, some staining, laid on board
P. 675 x 500 mm., S. 685 x 510 mm.

Lot 74

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Clement de Jonghe, Printseller (B., Holl. 272; H. 251)
etching with drypoint and engraving, 1651, a very good impression of the fifth state (of six), the shadow thrown by the brim of the hat across the face particularly effective and atmospheric, with subtly wiped highlights to the collar and gauntlets, with thread margins, a pale brown stain to the right of the hat, with the Gersaint number in pen and ink on the reverse, also inscribed quatriémme épreuve, in very good condition, framed
P., S. 210 x 163 mm.

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