16 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
The Angel departing from the Family of Tobias (Bartsch, Hollstein 43; Hind 185)
etching with drypoint, 1641, on laid paper, fourth, final state, trimmed to the image, top two corners both repaired, tiny paper losses at the tips of the upper corners, otherwise in good condition; with Abraham casting out Hagar and Ishmael (B., Holl. 30; H. 149) by the same hand, 1637, on sturdy laid paper, a later impression of the only state, with narrow to thread margins, generally in good condition
S. 103 x 152 mm. (B. 43)
P. 125 x 96 mm., S. 127 x 98 mm. (B. 30) (2)
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