28 March 2007
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Angel appearing to the Shepherds (B., Holl. 44; H. 120)
etching, 1634, a good but slightly later impression of the third, final state, with a Foolscap with Five Pointed Collar watermark, with narrow to thread margins, a short tear at the centre of the left sheet edge, another short tear at the right, minor nicks at the sheet edges, the margins occasionally thin and backed, an unobtrusive horizontal central fold mainly visible verso, framed
P. 260 x 220 mm., S. 267 x 226 mm.
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