• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

    The Angel appearing to the Shepherds (Bartsch, Hollstein 44; Hind 120)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
    The Angel appearing to the Shepherds (Bartsch, Hollstein 44; Hind 120)
    etching with drypoint and engraving, 1634, on laid paper, watermark Fool's Cap, a later impression of the fourth state (of five), trimmed to the subject, window-mounted to a sheet of modern laid paper and very thinly backed with Japon, a long vertical tear or cut across the lower part of the subject, very skilfully repaird, various thin spots
    P., S., 263 x 220 mm.


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