REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN | THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH THE CAT AND THE SNAKE (B., HOLL. 63; NEW HOLL. 278; H. 275)
Property from the Collection of the late Dr. Gardemann
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH THE CAT AND THE SNAKE (B., HOLL. 63; NEW HOLL. 278; H. 275)
Etching, 1654, a good impression of New Hollstein's third state (of four), on paper with a partial unidentified watermark, framed
plate: 93 by 143mm 3⅝ by 5⅝in
sheet: 97 by 147mm 3⅞ by 5¾in
With narrow margins, in good condition, very small areas of minor thinning at the sheet corners, 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.
Ex coll. George Biörklund (L. 1138c); Galerie Rumbler, Frankfurt; acquired from the above by the late Dr. Gardemann, thence by descent