5 July 2016
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Cottages and Farm Buildings with a Man sketching
etching, 1645, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of New Hollstein's only state, printing with fine horizontal wiping marks in the sky and a little tone mainly at upper left, with thread margins or trimmed to or just inside the platemark in places, in very good condition
Plate & Sheet 131 x 109 mm.
Pierre Mariette II (1634-1716), Paris, with his ink inscription verso, dated 1672 (Lugt 1789).
Hermann Marx (d. 1948), Cobham (Lugt 2816a).
Miss Erica Marx; by descent from the above.
With Colnaghi, London (their stock number C. 32453 in pencil verso and C. 32453 on the mount); bought from the above, 2 April 1963.
Acquired from the above, 12 July 1963 (£420).
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