25 January 2017
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (1606-1669)
Bearded Old Man in Fur Cap
etching, circa 1635, on laid paper, watermark Strasbourg Lily with Initials BA (Hinterding A.a.), a fine impression of New Hollstein’s second state (of four), printing with great contrasts and without any wear, with fine vertical wiping marks, with narrow margins, in very good condition
Plate 112 x 101 mm., Sheet 115 x 105 mm.
Hermann Weber (1817-1854), Bonn (Lugt 1383); his sale, Weigel, Leipzig, 28 April 1856, lot 412 (‘ancienne et superbe épreuve’) (Mk. 2.20).
August Artaria (1807-1893), Vienna (Lugt 33), presumably acquired at the above sale; his sale, Artaria, Vienna, 6-13 May 1896, lot 841 (‘très belle épreuve/ Brillanter alter Druck’) (27 Kr., to Marenzeller).
Dr. A. Edler von Marenzeller (1820-1907), Vienna (cf. Lugt 790, without his mark); presumably his sale, A. Kende, Vienna, 25 April 1905.
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