2 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Return of the Prodigal Son (B. Holl. 91; H. 147)
etching, 1636, a good impression with the landscape in the background still printing clearly, showing some wear to the right of the son's nose, with thread margins, some pale foxing, a small, very skilfull repair below the father's left knee, mostly visible verso, generally in good condition
P. 155 x 134 mm., S. 159 x 135 mm.
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An unidentified blindstamp at the lower left recto.