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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 54

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    Saint Francis beneath a Tree praying (B. Holl. 107; H. 292)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Saint Francis beneath a Tree praying (B. Holl. 107; H. 292)
    drypoint with etching, 1657, second, final state, countermark PB (?), trimmed to or just outside the borderline, with extensive grey wash and pen and ink, a short soft crease at the upper sheet edge verso, an old paper hinge running along the upper sheet edge on the reverse, generally in good condition
    P., S. 181 x 247 mm.


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    Provenance

    R. Peltzer (L. 2231); H.G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, 2-8 May, 1913, lot 1209 (to Alfred Stroehlin)
    Unidentified initials HG (?) in ink verso (not in Lugt)