3 July 2002
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
An old Man shading his Eyes with his Hand (B., Holl. 259; H. 169)
etching with drypoint, circa 1639, a very good, early impression of the only state (Usticke's first state), with thread margins or trimmed to the plate, the paper tone slightly darkened, a minor thin spot in the centre of the sheet verso, otherwise in very good condition
P., S. 138 x 115mm.
R. S. Holford (L. 2243)
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