10 November 1999
Follower of Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Christ before Caiaphas
with inscription 'Rembrandt v Ryn'
black lead, pen and brown ink, brown wash, framed
221 x 201 mm.
Anon. sale, Creutzer, Aachen, 25-6 March 1908, lot 215 (as Rembrandt, illustrated).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
A free copy after the drawing in the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, inv. no. 5246 (O. Benesch, The Drawings of Rembrandt, London, 1957, III, no. 645, fig. 785). Another version was with Douwes, Amsterdam, 1969, Spring catalogue, no. 44, illustrated.
Harry Seymour continues his new weekly round-up of star performers from the past seven days in Christie’s salerooms
Wine specialist Charles Foley tells the colourful story of a wine steeped in Burgundian tradition, ahead of a rare case being offered in London in June