REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
THE SECOND ORIENTAL HEAD (B., HOLL. 287; NEW HOLL. 150; H. 132)
Etching, circa 1635, a very good impression of New Hollstein's only state, just beginning to show a few touches of wear in the densely hatched areas, on paper with a Double-Headed Eagle watermark (Hinterding C.a), unframed
sheet: 148 by 121mm 5⅞ by 4¾in
Trimmed a few millimetres within the unprinted area of the subject at the upper sheet edge and on or fractionally within the plate mark elsewhere, otherwise in good condition apart from supported thinned areas along the left edge, 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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