29 March 2006
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A Negress lying down (B., Holl. 205; H. 299)
etching with drypoint and engraving, 1658, on laid paper without watermark, a very good impression of the third (final) state, still printing with some touches of burr on the sheets and the mattress, showing relatively little wear in the dark, densely hatched areas, re-margined, the tips of the corners lost and made-up on three sides, the tip of the lower left corner missing, a few thin patches showing only on the reverse, framed
S. 80 x 159 mm.
A. Firmin-Didot (L. 119)
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