Lot 89
  • 89

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Description

  • Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
  • The Small┬áLion Hunt (with two Lions) (B., Holl. 115; New Holl. 28; H. 180)
  • etching
  • plate: 155 by 122mm 6 1/8 by 4 3/4 in
  • sheet: 163 by 130mm 6 1/2 by 5in
Etching, circa 1629, a very good impression of New Hollstein's second (final) state, printing with strong contrasts, the heavily bitten lines printing richly, the lightly etched background very clear

Provenance

Two unidentified inscriptions verso

Condition

With small margins, in good condition, two very pale tape stains at the upper sheet edge verso, unframed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."