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    Sale 11965

    Fifty Prints by Rembrandt van Rijn A Private English Collection

    5 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 11

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    Saint Jerome kneeling in Prayer

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Saint Jerome kneeling in Prayer
    etching, 1635, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of the first state (of two), with small margins, tiny losses at the sheet corners outside the platemark, generally in good condition
    Plate 114 x 80 mm., Sheet 119 x 83 mm.


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    The present impression compares well with the Cracherode impression in the British Museum.

    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 28 November 1967, lot 136 (to Colnaghi).
    With Colnaghi, London (their stock number C. 35807 in pencil verso).
    Acquired from the above, 23 February 1968 (£220).


    Literature

    Bartsch, Hollstein 102; Hind 140; New Hollstein 142 (I/2).