5 July 2016
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A Cottage beside a Canal with a View of Ouderkerk
etching and drypoint, circa 1645, on laid paper, possibly with a watermark fragment, a very fine impression of this delicate, atmospheric landscape, New Hollstein's only state, printing with subtle sulphur tinting in the sky, the lightly etched background printing very clearly, with margins, in very good condition
Plate 137 x 210 mm., Sheet 150 x 220 mm.
Baron Hans Albrecht von Derschau (d.1824), Nuremberg (Lugt 2510).
Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606); with their de-accession stamp verso (Lugt 234).
With Colnaghi, London (their stock number C. 31671 in pencil verso); bought from Miss Magsie Connell, 30 September 1961.
Acquired from the above, 28 February 1962 (£250).
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Bartsch, Hollstein 228; Hind 212; New Hollstein 202 (only state).
The present impression is stronger and prints with more sulphur tinting in the sky than the somewhat damaged Cracherode impression in the British Museum.
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