• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

    Strolling Musicians (Bartsch, Hollstein 119; Hind 142)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
    Strolling Musicians (Bartsch, Hollstein 119; Hind 142)
    etching, circa 1635, on thin laid paper, a good impression of the second, final state, with narrow to thread margins, partially trimmed on the platmark, a 4 mm. tear along the platemark at lower right, thin spots at the right corners where previously stuck down, generally in good condition; with Beggars receiving Alms at a Door of a House (B., Holl. 176; H. 233) by the same hand, etching, 1648, on laid paper, Paris watermark (Ash & Fletcher Misc. late A.a), third state of three third state of three, with Paris watermark (Alan Fletcher Miscellaneous Late A.a.), on laid paper, with an unidentified watermark, small margins, a paper loss and associated thin spot at upper right corner, a backed tear and paper loss at the lower sheet corner
    S. 141 x 118 mm. (B. 119)
    P. 165 x 129 mm., S. 169 x 133 mm. (B. 176) (2)


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