REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
THE ANGEL APPEARING TO THE SHEPHERDS (B., HOLL. 44; NEW HOLL. 125; H. 120)
Etching with engraving and drypoint, 1634, a good though later impression of New Hollstein's third state (of six), on paper with a Grapes watermark (Hinterding G.a) unframed
plate: 263 by 217mm 10⅜ by 8½in
sheet: 267 by 221mm 10½ by 8⅝in
With narrow margins, in good condition, a few pale stains and small fox marks mostly visible verso, a couple of nicks at extreme sheet edges, framed.
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.