19 March 2014
Property from the Estate of the Late Lilian Honor Lewis
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Landscape with a square Tower (B., Holl. 218; H. 245; New Holl. 250)
etching with drypoint, 1650, without watermark, a good impression of the fourth, final state (New Hollstein's third, final state), with the scratch through the signature, still printing with considerable burr and vertical wiping marks in the sky, with narrow margins, two small repairs in the upper corners, slightly irregular light- and backboard staining, the sheet a little cockled, framed
P. 88 x 156 mm., S. 90 x 160 mm.
Pierre Mariette II (1634-1716), Paris, dated 1691 (L. 1790).
With Colnaghi's, London (with their label on the reverse of the frame and their stocknumber C. 13717 in pencil verso(.
Percival Duxbury (1872-1945), Bredbury, Cheshire; acquired from the above in 1928 (£400); then by descent to the present owners.
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This impression compares well with the Salting impression of the fourth state in British Museum, although it seems more cleanly wiped and shows less of the accidental marks in the sky at right.
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