8 April 2009
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A bald-headed Man in Profile right: Small bust; The Artist's Father (?) (B., Holl. 294a; H. 24)
etching with drypoint, 1630, a good but slightly later impression of this rare print, with touches of burr to his nose and eyebrow, with wide margins, the paper slightly toned, a small spot of stray ink at the left plate edge, the paper slightly cockled in the upper margin due to an old paper hinge verso, generally in good condition
P. 57 x 43 mm., S. 100 x 80 mm.
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