29 June 2005
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
A nude Man seated and another standing, with a Woman and a Baby lightly etched in the Background (B., Holl. 194; H. 222)
etching, circa 1646, with a Coat of Arms and Crown watermark, an impression of the first state (of two), printing somewhat dryly, trimmed by 6 mm. into the subject above, thread margins elsewhere, the lower right corner missing, a small hole and some thin spots, light foxing and mount staining
S. 188 x 130 mm.
Initial M with a Maltese Cross (?) below, blindstamp (not in L.)
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