REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN | BEGGAR SEATED WARMING HIS HANDS AT A CHAFING DISH (B., HOLL. 173; NEW HOLL. 44; H. 8)
Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
BEGGAR SEATED WARMING HIS HANDS AT A CHAFING DISH (B., HOLL. 173; NEW HOLL. 44; H. 8)
Etching, circa 1630, a very good impression of this rare subject, New Hollstein's second (final) state, printing with inky plate edges, unframed
sheet: 79 by 47mm 3⅛ by 1⅞in
With thread margins or trimmed along the plate mark on three sides, trimmed fractionally within the subject at left, otherwise in good condition, unframed.
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Ex coll. Richard Houlditch Jr., his collector's stamp recto (L. 2214)