London, South Kensington
16 September 2009
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist (Bartsch, Hollstein 92; Hind 171)
etching and drypoint, 1640, on laid paper, a late impression of the second, final state, from the re-worked plate, with small margins, a printing defect at the upper right corner, a crease with associated surface rubbing across the upper image, tipped support card at sheet edges, framed
P. 129 x 103 mm., S. 137 x 111 mm.
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