1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Self-Portrait drawing at a Window (B., Holl. 22; H. 229)
etching, engraving and drypoint, 1648, fifth, final state, on oatmeal laid, with narrow margins, minor creasing at the upper left, minor staining and defects on the reverse where previously hinged, otherwise in generally good condition
P. 159 x 128 mm., S. 163 x 134 mm.
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