16 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
The Adoration of the Shepherds: A Night Piece (Bartsch, Hollstein 46; Hind 255)
etching with drypoint and engraving, circa 1652, on thin laid paper, eighth, final state, a dark impression with good contrasts , with small, even margins, a few traces of additions in brown ink, in very good condition, framed
P. 148 x 195 mm., S. 155 x 202 mm.
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