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    Sale 7644

    Old Master Prints

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 39

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    Adam and Eve (B., Holl. 28; H. 159)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Adam and Eve (B., Holl. 28; H. 159)
    etching with touches of drypoint, 1638, without watermark, a fine, early impression of the second, final state, printing with subtle tone and touches of burr to Adam's face and groin, the little smudge on the bridge of Eve's nose still distinct and with only very little wear to her pudenda and groin, with small margins, a small thin area in the lower right corner, otherwise in very good condition, framed
    P. 162 x 117 mm., S. 166 x 121 mm.


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    Provenance

    Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (18th and 19th cent.), Vienna and Frankfurt am Main (L. 345)
    Charles C. Cunningham jr., his mark small purple trefoil stamp verso (not in Lugt)