REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN | CLUMP OF TREES WITH A VISTA (B., HOLL. 222; NEW HOLL. 272; H. 263)
Property from the Collection of the late Dr. Gardemann
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
CLUMP OF TREES WITH A VISTA (B., HOLL. 222; NEW HOLL. 272; H. 263)
Drypoint, 1652, a fine impression of this very rare subject, New Hollstein's second (final) state, printing with rich burr, tone and many vertical polishing scratches in the sky, on paper with an unidentified countermark (possibly WK?), unframed
plate: 124 by 210mm 4⅞ by 8¼in
sheet: 130 by 218mm 5⅛ by 8⅝in
With small to narrow margins, in good condition, a tiny repaired tear in the lower left margin, very minor thinning at the lower right tip of the sheet, 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.
Charles Delanglade (L. 660); Marsden Jasael Perry (L. 1880); Galerie Rumbler, Frankfurt; acquired from the above by the late Dr. Gardemann, thence by descent
Wahre Wunder. Sammler & Sammlungen im Rheinland, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany, 5th November 2000 – 11th February 2001