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    Sale 7644

    Old Master Prints

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 48

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

    The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate (B., Holl. 81; H. 103)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
    The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate (B., Holl. 81; H. 103)
    etching with engraving, 1633, watermark Grapes (Hinterding D.a.), with a countermark (probably Hinterding Words C.a.), Hollstein's fourth state (of five), trimmed on or just outside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the subject, thread margins below, the upper right corner re-attached, a short, repaired tear at the lower right sheet edge, some light rippling and a few minor creases, a foxmark in the plate margin below, framed
    S. 530 x 410 mm.


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