• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

    The Artist's Mother with her Hands on her Chest: small Bust (Bartsch, Hollstein 349; H. 50)

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    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
    The Artist's Mother with her Hands on her Chest: small Bust (Bartsch, Hollstein 349; H. 50)
    etching, 1631, on modern laid paper, a late impression, with margins on three sides, trimmed to the plate mark lower sheet edge; with The Angel appearing to the Shepherd (B., Holl. 44; H. 120) by the same hand, etching with drypoint and engraving, 1634, on laid paper, with a proprietary watermark (Ash & Fletcher Misc. late f.b), a later impression of third, final state, with 2-4 mm. margins, a small repaired rustmark to the left of the angel's cloak, pale time staining at the sheet edges, pale staining and foxing verso, otherwise in good conditio; both framed
    P. 93 x 66 mm., S. 96 x 74 mm. (B. 349)
    P. 262 x 216 mm., S. 270 x 225 mm. (B. 44) (2)


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    Provenance

    H. Füssli, Zurich (L. 1008) (B. 44)


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