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    Sale 7644

    Old Master Prints

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

    The Windmill (B., Holl. 233; H. 179)

    Price Realised  

    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    The Windmill (B., Holl. 233; H. 179)
    etching, 1641, with part of a Strasbourg Lily watermark (not in Hinterding), a good impression, with delicate plate tone and some burr in the shadows beneath the windmill, the sulphur tinting and the craquelure in the sky still prominent, printing a little lightly in the background, with wide margins, in excellent condition
    P. 145 x 206 mm., S. 192 x 246 mm.


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    Provenance

    P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London (cf. Lugt 2075), with their stock number in pencil recto.