• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    A ragged Peasant with his Hands behind him, holding a Stick (B., Holl. 172; H. 16)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    A ragged Peasant with his Hands behind him, holding a Stick (B., Holl. 172; H. 16)
    etching with touches of drypoint, circa 1630, without watermark, a good impression of the fourth state (of six), with narrow margins, a pale brown stain on the peasant's cap, some very minor foxing in places, the platemark enhanced with graphite, some creases and minor thin spots, framed
    P. 92 x 67 mm., S. 94 x 71 mm.


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    Provenance

    P. Mathey (1844-1929), Paris (L. 2100b).