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    Sale 7644

    Old Master Prints

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 30

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    Self-Portrait with a raised Sabre (B., Holl. 18; H. 109)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Self-Portrait with a raised Sabre (B., Holl. 18; H. 109)
    etching with engraving, 1634, without watermark, Hollstein's second, final state, with some wear and touches of pen and ink to the face, fur collar and coat, with thread margins below, trimmed on or just inside the platemark elsewhere, but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, a tiny backed tear in the lower right corner, with a few associated touches of pencil in the lower right corner, otherwise in good condition
    S. 124 x 100 mm.


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    Provenance

    J. V. Novák (1842-1918), Prague (L. 1949)