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    Sale 11965

    Fifty Prints by Rembrandt van Rijn A Private English Collection

    5 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    Jupiter and Antiope: smaller Plate

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Jupiter and Antiope: smaller Plate
    etching and engraving, circa 1631, on laid paper, watermark single-headed Eagle with Basel Crozier (Hinterding B-a-a), a fine, strong impression of this scarce print, New Hollstein's second, final state, printing with traces of burr on the breasts, neck and Jupiter's hand, with wide margins, in excellent condition
    Plate 83 x 112 mm., Sheet 138 x 168 mm.


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    The present impression compares well with the Josi impression of the second state in the British Museum.

    Provenance

    Unidentified small oval stamp verso (not found in Lugt).
    George Björklund (1887-after 1968), Stockholm (according to an inscription on the mount).
    With Craddock & Barnard, London.
    Acquired from the above, 5 December 1957 (£330).


    Literature

    Bartsch, Hollstein 204; Hind 44; New Hollstein 78 (II/2).