• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 61

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    Cornelis Claesz. Anslo, Preacher (B., Holl. 271; H. 187)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Cornelis Claesz. Anslo, Preacher (B., Holl. 271; H. 187)
    etching with drypoint, 1641, with an indistinct watermark, a good impression of the second, final state, still printing with burr, some wear beginning to show on the fur collar, beard and book, trimmed on or just inside the platemark on three sides, with thread margins in places, trimmed to or fractionally into the subject above, a few very pale, unobtrusive foxmarks mainly visible verso, generally in good condition
    S. 182 x 156 mm.


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    Provenance

    Ferdinand, King of Portugal (1816-1885) (L. 968).
    Hermann Weber (1817-1854), Bonn (L. 1383).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that Lugt mentions this impression as being sold in Weber's sale by Weige, Leipzig, in 1856, where it was sold for 94 Reichsthaler.