29 June 2005
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A Canal with a large Boat and Bridge (B., Holl. 236; H. 239)
etching and drypoint, 1650, a fine impression of the second (final) state, with rich burr, particularly to the tree at right, with thread margins or trimmed to the platemark, a short tear at left (circa 5 mm.), the tip of the lower right corner missing, an inscription in brown ink verso showing through at lower left, otherwise in good condition
S. 83 x 108 mm.
Otto Schäfer; Sotheby's, New York, 13 May 1993, lot 71.
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