REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
JEWS IN THE SYNAGOGUE (B., HOLL. 126; NEW HOLL. 242; H. 234)
Etching and drypoint, 1648, a very good impression of New Hollstein's second state (of nine), on paper with a partial Foolscap with Five-Pointed Collar watermark (cf. Hinterding K.a.), unframed
plate: 73 by 131mm 2⅞ by 5⅛in
sheet: 77 by 134mm 3 by 5¼in
With narrow margins, a thread margin at right, generally in good condition, the upper and lower left corners made up and touched in with pen and ink, a minuscule repair at the leftmost figure's foot, a skillfully repaired tear at right extending into the rightmost window,all with associated touches of pen and ink, residual mounting with minor associated thin areas verso, unframed.
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