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    Sale 11964

    Prints & Multiples

    15 March 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 25

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    The Return of the Prodigal Son

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    The Return of the Prodigal Son
    etching, 1636, with an indistinct watermark, a good impression of New Hollstein's first state (of three), with Christ's left eye just beginning to wear, the landscape still quite distinct, with small margins, in very good condition, framed


    Plate 155 x 136 mm., Sheet 158 x 140 mm.


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    Provenance

    With Colnaghi's, London (with their stocknumber C.17820 in pencil verso).


    Literature

    Bartsch, Hollstein 91; Hind 147; New Hollstein 159