REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN | THE DESCENT FROM THE CROSS BY TORCHLIGHT (B., HOLL. 83; NEW HOLL. 286; H. 280)
Property from a Private Collection
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
THE DESCENT FROM THE CROSS BY TORCHLIGHT (B., HOLL. 83; NEW HOLL. 286; H. 280)
Etching and drypoint, 1654, a very fine, cleanly-wiped impression of New Hollstein's first state (of three), printing with great contrasts and rich burr, unframed
plate: 210 by 163mm 8⅜ by 6⅜in
sheet: 214 by 165mm 8½ by 6½in
With narrow margins, in good condition, 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.
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This impression compares favourably with the Cracherode impressions at the British Museum.