REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
SELF-PORTRAIT, FROWNING: BUST (B., HOLL. 10; NEW HOLL. 68; H. 30)
Etching, 1630, a very good impression of this scarce print, New Hollstein's third (final) state, with traces of the two horizontal lines above his head still visible, unframed
plate: 73 by 59mm 2⅞ by 2⅜in
sheet: 75 by 62mm 3 by 2½in
With narrow margins, trimmed slightly unevenly at upper right corner, in good condition, with pale light-staining, a tiny skillfully repaired tear at the lower sheet edge (not affecting the subject), a small, inconspicuous thinned area along the right sheet edge, unframed.
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