16 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
A Man at a Desk wearing a Cross and Chain (Bartsch, Hollstein 261; H. 189)
etching and drypoint, 1641, on laid paper, a somewhat grey impression of the fourth, final state, with margins, a soft crease across the lower right corner, remains of old paper tape at the sheet edges on the reverse, framed
P. 154 x 104 mm., S. 166 x 115 mm.
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