• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 77

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    The strolling Musicians (B., Holl. 119; H. 142)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    The strolling Musicians (B., Holl. 119; H. 142)
    etching, circa 1635, with part of an unidentified watermark, a very good impression of the first state (of two), with narrow margins, some pale staining at the upper sheet edge, minor foxing in the margins, a few very small nicks at the left sheet edge, remains of old tape at the sheet edges verso, generally in good condition
    P. 140 x 116 mm., S. 146 x 125 mm.


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    Provenance

    H. Dames, Hanover (cf. L. 652b); probably his sale, Hollstein & Puppel, Berlin, 18-19 October 1926.