Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

The Crucifixion: Small Plate

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Crucifixion: Small Plate
etching, circa 1635, on laid paper, with part of an Arms of Amsterdam watermark, a very fine, early impression of New Hollstein's first state (of three), printing strongly yet delicately, with the signature and the diagonal scratch below very distinct, with a light, selectively wiped plate tone in the sky at upper left, very wide margins, an unobtrusive repaired tear in the lower margins, otherwise in very good condition, framed
Plate 96 x 67 mm., Sheet 166 x 101 mm.
Provenance
Dr Otto Schäfer (1912-2000), Schweinfurt, Germany (with his stamp, not in Lugt); his sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 May 1993, lot 26 ($9,220).
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
Bartsch, Hollstein 80; Hind 123; New Hollstein 143
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