• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

    The Adoration of the Shepherds: A Night Piece (Bartsch, Hollstein 46; Hind 255)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    G. Björklund, Stockholm (L. 1138c)