1 October 2008
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Christ preaching: 'La Petite Tombe' (B., Holl. 67; H. 256)
etching with drypoint, circa 1652, with a large Strasbourg Lily watermark, a fine, rich and even 'black sleeve' impression with great contrast, printing with much burr on the man in the front at left, and some burr on Christ's cloak and left sleeve, with small margins, in excellent condition, framed
P. 154 x 207 mm., S. 157 x 210 mm.
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