Lot 66
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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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6,000 GBP
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Description

  • Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
  • Clement de Jonghe, Printseller (B., Holl. 272; New Holl. 264; H. 251)
  • Etching
  • sheet: 208 by 161mm 8 1/8 by 6 3/8 in
Etching and drypoint, 1651, a very good, atmospheric impression of the fifth state (of six), New Hollstein's fifth state (of ten), printing with a few touches of burr and selectively wiped tone leaving a film of ink on the subject's face and above his hat, showing slight wear in places on the chest and left arm, framed 

Provenance

Ex coll. Albertina, Vienna (L. 5d); according to an inscription on the frame, this impression was in the collection of Albert Casimir (1738-1822), Duke of Saxony-Teschen, son-in-law of the German Empress Maria Theresa. This collection was transferred in 1919 to the Albertina.
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