• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    A Beggar seated on a Bank (B., Holl. 174; H. 11)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    A Beggar seated on a Bank (B., Holl. 174; H. 11)
    etching, circa 1630, without watermark, a fine impression of this scarce print, the only state, with many vertical polishing scratches and inky plates edges, thread margins on three sides, trimmed to the platemark below, some pale foxing mainly visible verso, three small thin areas at the upper sheet edge where previously laid down, a pinhole at the upper left corner, a short soft crease across the tip of the upper right corner, a tiny nick in the lower left margin
    P. 117 x 70 mm., S. 118 x 72 mm.


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    Provenance

    A. P. F. Robert-Dumesnil (1778-1864), Paris (L. 2200).
    P. Davidsohn (1879 - ?), Berlin (L. 654).