3 December 2013
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight (B., Holl. 83; H. 280; New Holl. 286)
etching with drypoint, 1654, on thin laid paper with a watermark Initials DG, a dark and clear yet later impression, printing evenly and with good contrast, with small margins, a tiny paper loss in the upper margin, in good condition
P. 210 x 161 mm., S. 215 x 168 mm.
A.G. Thiermann (died 1860-1), Berlin (L. 2434).
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (L. 1606), with their de-accession stamp (L. 234); presumably acquired from the widow of the above.
Bruno Adriani (1881-1971), The Bruno and Sadie Adriani Collection, Germany and USA (not in Lugt).
Achenbach Foundation of Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; a gift from the above.; de-accessioned in 2012.
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