REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN | SELF-PORTRAIT IN A CAP, WIDE-EYED AND OPEN-MOUTHED (B., HOLL. 320; NEW HOLL. 69; H. 32)
Property from the Collection of the Late Walter L. Strauss
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
1606 - 1669
SELF-PORTRAIT IN A CAP, WIDE-EYED AND OPEN-MOUTHED (B., HOLL. 320; NEW HOLL. 69; H. 32)
Etching and drypoint, 1630, a good impression of this rare subject, New Hollstein's second (final) state, printing with slight wear on the subject's nose and in the hair at right, framed
plate: 51 by 45mm 2 by 1¾in
sheet: 57 by 50mm 2¼ by 2in
With small margins, in good condition apart from a few mottled fox marks, framed.
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Ex coll. George Biörklund (?) (presumably L. 1138c, the inkstamp faded)