• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    Christ crucified between the two Thieves: Oval plate (B., Holl. 79; H. 173)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Christ crucified between the two Thieves: Oval plate (B., Holl. 79; H. 173)
    etching and drypoint, circa 1641, without watermark, a good impression of the second, final state, on a square sheet, a tiny backed paper loss at the lower right edge, a small thin spot at upper right corner, otherwise in good condition
    P. 134 x 98 mm., S. 137 x 102 mm.


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    Provenance

    J. L. H. Le Secq (1818-1882), Paris (L. 1336).
    W. E. Drugulin (1825-1879), Leipzig (L. 2612).
    An unidentified fragment of a purple stamp verso.