3 December 2013
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
Peasant Family on the Tramp (B., Holl. 131; Hind 259; New Hollstein 266)
etching, circa 1652, without watermark, New Hollstein's first state (of three), a superb impression of this rare state, with narrow margins, in very good condition
P. 113 x 93 mm., S. 160 x 94 mm.
Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859), London and Packington Hall, Warwickshire (L. 58); presumably his posthumous sale, Christie’s, London, 17 – 18 July 1893.
J. Reiss (1812-1899), Manchester and London (L. 1522); his posthumous sale, Christie's, London, 9 May 1901, lot 564 (£5/10 to Obach).
With Colnaghi's, London (with their stock number C. 21786 in pencil verso); purchased at the above sale.
Private European Collection, then by descent to the present owners.
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