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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 52

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    The Presentation in the Temple: Oblong Plate (B., Holl. 49; H. 162)

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    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    The Presentation in the Temple: Oblong Plate (B., Holl. 49; H. 162)
    etching with drypoint, circa 1639, watermark Foolscap with a five-pointed Collar (similar to A. & F. 19 A.a.), a good impression of the second state (of three), with selectively wiped tone in the foreground, inky plate edges in places, with some wear in the densely hatched background as usual, with narrow margins, the tips of the corners repaired, a short repaired tear at the lower margin at centre, with the Gersaint number in brown ink verso, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 213 x 287 mm., S. 219 x 292 mm.


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    Please note this lot has a small pin hole in the foreground lower right.