• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    A Bearded Man, in a Furred Oriental Cap and Robe: The Artist's Father (B., Holl. 263; H. 53)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    A Bearded Man, in a Furred Oriental Cap and Robe: The Artist's Father (B., Holl. 263; H. 53)
    etching with engraving, 1631, without watermark, a fine, rich impression, third state (of four), before the plate was cut at right, without any wear in the densely hatched area at lower left and traces of burr in the fur hat, with thread margins or trimmed on the platemark, a small repaired tear at the upper right corner, some minor handling creases and pale discolouration, otherwise in very good condition
    P., S. 145 x 128 mm.


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    Provenance

    N. Mossoloff (1847-1914), Moscow (L. 1802).
    N. V. Basnine (b. 1843), Moscow (L. 1960).
    Walter J. Johnson (1908-1996), New York & London; Christie's, New York, 13 May 1997, lot 77 ($ 25.300).