5 July 2016
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Self-Portrait with Saskia
etching, 1636, on thin laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of New Hollstein's second state (of four), trimmed on or just inside the platemark, in very good condition
Plate & Sheet 103 x 93 mm.
With Colnaghi, London.
Acquired from the above, 28 February 1962 (£72).
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Bartsch, Hollstein 19; Hind 144; New Hollstein 158 (II/4).
P. & D. Colnaghi, The Age of Rembrandt: an Exhibition of Etchings, London, April-May 1969, No. 1.
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