2 April 2008
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Faust (B., Holl. 270; H. 260)
etching with drypoint and engraving, circa 1652, with part of a Strasburg Lily watermark, a very good impression of the second state (of three), with considerable burr to Faust's gown, trimmed on or just inside the platemark, an unobtrusive soft crease across the upper right corner, pale staining and minor defects on the reverse where previously hinged, otherwise in good condition.
P., S. 208 x 161 mm.
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