8 April 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Self-Portrait with Saskia (B., Holl. 19; H. 144)
etching, 1636, a good but somewhat later impression of the third, final state, showing some wear mainly to his face and hair, with narrow margins, some pale, unobtrusive staining, backed with old paper tape along the right sheet edge, remains of old paper tape along the upper sheet edge, generally in good condition
P. 105 x 95 mm., S. 111 x 97 mm.
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L. Lépingle (L. 1731)
Unidentified, initial L in blue ink verso (not in Lugt)
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