5 July 2016
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Saint Jerome kneeling in Prayer
etching, 1635, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of the first state (of two), with small margins, tiny losses at the sheet corners outside the platemark, generally in good condition
Plate 114 x 80 mm., Sheet 119 x 83 mm.
Christie's, London, 28 November 1967, lot 136 (to Colnaghi).
With Colnaghi, London (their stock number C. 35807 in pencil verso).
Acquired from the above, 23 February 1968 (£220).
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