22 June 1999
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Landscape with a Milkman
etching with drypoint, circa 1650, second (final) state, a fine impression, with part of a Foolscap watermark, with burr on the milkman, in the grass and on the trees, with small margins, an unobtrusive pinhole at the centre right, remains of old tape at the upper reverse sheet corners, a small loss at the lower right sheet corner, otherwise in good condition
P. 67 x 178mm., S. 75 x 186mm.
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Hind 242; Bartsch, Hollstein 213
Please note that, in addition to the catalogue description, this print is repaired along the edges, with the margins possibly enhanced and has a few pen and ink touches.
Kept under wraps for almost a century, this superb collection comes into the light with its sale at Christie's in Paris on 30 October
The theoretical physicist’s PhD thesis, key papers, wheelchair and more, offered in a special online sale at Christie's