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    Sale 7644

    Old Master Prints

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 43

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

    The Star of the Kings: A Night Piece (B., Holl. 113; H. 254)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
    The Star of the Kings: A Night Piece (B., Holl. 113; H. 254)
    etching with touches of drypoint, circa 1651, watermark Seven Provinces (Hinterding C.a.b., dated 1635), a very good impression of the only state, with only minor wear to the heavily shaded areas, with touches of burr to the star, with margins, remains of old tape on the reverse along the upper sheet edge, remains of former mounting at the lower sheet corners verso, otherwise in very good condition
    P. 90 x 140 mm., S. 96 x 145 mm.


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    Provenance

    Charles Delanglade (b. 1870), Marseille (L. 660)