8 April 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Self-Portrait in a flat Cap and embroidered Dress (B., Holl. 26; H. 157)
etching, circa 1642, a good but slightly later impression, before the strengthening of the signature, with small margins, generally in good condition
P. 93 x 62 mm., S. 97 x 66 mm.
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