• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

    The Flight into Egypt: Crossing a Brook (Bartsch, Hollstein 55; Hind 276)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
    The Flight into Egypt: Crossing a Brook (Bartsch, Hollstein 55; Hind 276)
    etching with drypoint, 1654, on laid paper, a good, but slightly later impression from the only state, with small margins, some pale, unobtrusive stains in the corners, soem very minor foxing, remains of hinging tape at top and left sheet edge verso, generally in good condition: with Adoration of the Shepherds: with the Lamp (B., Holl. 45; H. 273) by the same hand, on laid paper, second state of two, with thread margins
    P. 94 x 144 mm., S. 102 x 150 mm. (B. 55)
    S. 106 x 131 mm. (B. 45) (2)


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    Provenance

    (B., Holl. 26) L. Lépingle, Brussels (L. 1731)
    An unidentified collector's mark (L. 1701) (both on B. 45 & 55)