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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 45

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

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

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    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    Self-Portrait with raised Sabre (B., Holl. 18; H. 109)
    etching with engraving, 1634, a somewhat later impression of the second, final state, showing wear in particular to the right cheek and the fur collar, but before the plate has been reworked, trimmed on or just inside the platemark, the borderline strengthened with pen and ink, laid down onto paper, some pale scattered foxing; with Self-Portrait in a Cap and Scarf with the Face dark: Bust (B., Holl. 17; H. 108) by the same hand, etching, 1633, a later impression of the second, final state, with margins, generally good condition
    P. 130 x 102 mm., S. 133 x 107 mm. (B. 17)
    S. 123 x 101 mm. (B. 18) (2)


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