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    Sale 7644

    Old Master Prints

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    Faust (B, Holl. 270; H. 260)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Faust (B, Holl. 270; H. 260)
    etching, drypoint and engraving, circa 1652, second state (of three), a fine, atmospheric impression on warm-toned Japon, with rich burr to Faust's cloak and right arm, the hands holding the mirror printing strongly and with burr, trimmed to the platemark and borderline in places, minor scattered foxing verso, generally in very good condition
    P., S. 207 x 154 mm.


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    Provenance

    F. Kalle (1804-1875), Cologne and Bonn (L. 1021)
    M. Mirault (1860-1929), Tours (L.1892 a); sold M. Rousseau et J. Caillac, Paris, 18 May 1938 (FF 45.000)