REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS: WITH THE LAMP (B., HOLL. 45; NEW HOLL. 279; H. 273)
Etching, circa 1654, a good, bright impression of New Hollstein's second state (of three), unframed
plate: 106 by 129mm 4⅛ by 5in
sheet: 107 by 130mm 4⅛ by 5⅛in
With thread margins, trimmed (slightly unevenly) just outside or to the platemark in places, in good condition, a small disturbance in the sheet and a small very faint brown stain at upper left corner, 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.
Ex coll. The Duke of Devonshire (L. 718)