5 July 2016
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A blind Hurdy-Gurdy Player and Family receiving Alms
etching, 1648, on laid paper, watermark Strasbourg Lily (similar to Hinterding P-a), a good but rather light impression of New Hollstein's first state (of five), beginning to show some wear but before the posthumous rework of the subsequent states, with small margins, in very good condition
Plate 165 x 130 mm., Sheet 172 x 135 mm.
With Craddock & Barnard, London.
Acquired from the above, 1 June 1966 (£200).
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