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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    The Death of the Virgin (B., Holl. 99; H. 161)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    The Death of the Virgin (B., Holl. 99; H. 161)
    etching with drypoint, 1639, watermark Grapes (Hinterding H-b) with countermark J. GODET (?) C. DEPARIS (?) (Hinterding Words B-a), a very good impression of the third, final state, thread margins above, otherwise trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, a tiny rustmark in the bed canopy at left, window-mounted, generally in very good condition
    S. 392 x 314 mm.


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    Provenance

    J. Fred. Bianchi (not in Lugt)
    A. Samana (not in Lugt)