5 December 2006
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
An old Man with a divided Fur Cap (B., Holl. 265, H. 170)
etching with drypoint, 1640, second, final state, a very good clearly printed impression, with vertical polishing scratches in the background and touches of burr to the thumb, on the cloak at the right and elsewhere, with narrow to thread margins on three sides, trimmed just inside the platemark below (fractionally into the blank area at the right), a small paper flaw above and to the right of the signature, one or two minor thin spots on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
S. 151 x 141 mm.
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