REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (LEIDEN 1606-1669 AMSTERDAM)
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK … Read more PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT FAMILY COLLECTION
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (LEIDEN 1606-1669 AMSTERDAM)

Christ crucified between two Thieves: ‘The Three Crosses’

Details
REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN (LEIDEN 1606-1669 AMSTERDAM)
Christ crucified between two Thieves: ‘The Three Crosses’
drypoint, 1653, on laid paper, watermark Strasbourg Bend (Hinterding D.a.b.), a very fine impression of this highly important subject, the very rare third state (of five), printing with rich burr and a warm, selectively wiped plate-tone, with thread margins on all sides
Plate 386 x 450 mm.
Sheet 388 x 453 mm.
Provenance
(Probably) with Pieter Yver, Amsterdam, from whom acquired for or valued at 49 livres before 1780 by the following,
Gabriel Friedrich Schreiber von Cronstern II (1740-1807), Schloss Nehmten, Schleswig-Hollstein, then by descent in the family to the following,
The Counts of Plessen-Cronstern, their sale: Old Master Prints from a German Family of Title: Part II; Christie’s, London, 18 June 1992, lot 142, where acquired by the present owner.
Literature
REFERENCES
Bartsch, Hollstein 78; Hind 270; New Hollstein 274

SELECTED LITERATURE
J.Bikker, Rembrandt – Biography of a Rebel, Amsterdam, 2019, pp. 138-139, no. 94 (another impression illustrated).
A.T. Eeles, R. A. Hoehn, Rembrandt Prints 1648-1658: A Brilliant Decade, exhibition catalogue, Robert and Karen Hoehn Family Galleries, San Diego, 2015, pp. 48-51, no. 13 (another impression illustrated).
J. Bikker, G.J.M. Weber, M.E. Wieseman, E. Hinterding, Rembrandt - The Late Works, London, 2014, pp. 159-60, no. 63 (another impression illustrated).
N. Stogdon, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings of Rembrandt in a private Collection, Switzerland, privately printed, 2011, pp. 64-74, nos. 39-41 (another impression illustrated).
K. Althaus, Rembrandt – Die Radierungen aus der Sammlung Eberhard W. Kornfeld, exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum, Basel, 2005-2006, pp. 183-185, no. 77 (fourth state illustrated).
C.S. Ackley, et al., Rembrandts Journey Painter, Draftsman, Etcher, exhibition cataloge, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2004, pp. 247-253, no. 168 (another impression illustrated).
E. Hinterding, G. Luijten, M. Royalton-Kisch, Rembrandt the Printmaker, exhibition catalogue, British Museum, London, pp. 297-304, no. 73 (another impression illustrated).
C. White, Rembrandt as an Etcher A Study of the Artist at Work, New Haven and London, 1999, 2nd edition, pp. 77-88, fig. 103 (another impression illustrated).
H. Bevers, P. Schatborn, B. Welzel, Rembrandt: The Master & his Workshop Drawings & Etchings, exhibition catalogue, New Haven, 1991-1992, pp. 264-269, no. 35 (another impression illustrated).
Special Notice

This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

Brought to you by

Clementine Sinclair
Clementine Sinclair Specialist, Head of Evening Sale

Check the condition report or get in touch for additional information about this

Sign in
View Condition Report
;

More from Old Masters Evening Sale

View All
View All