30 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
Cavalry fight (Bartsch, Hollstein 117; Hind 100)
etching, circa 1632, second, final state after the plate is slightly reduced, a good impression of this rare print, trimmed just outside the platemark, one or two very minor pale stains at the lower right and upper left corners, a soft diagonal crease in the lower sheet (visible on the reverse), old hinges at the upper sheet edge on the reverse, and remains of adhesive on the reverse, the Gersaint number inscribed in ink twice on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
P., S. 4¼ x 3¼ in. (108 x 83 mm.)
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