29 June 2005,
Price realised GBP 1,920
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The Bathers (B., Holl. 195; H. 250)
etching, 1651, a good but later impression of the second (final) state, with narrow margins, a soft crease across the lower right corner, two short, carefully repaired tears at the sheet edges, a small, thin spot on the reverse, otherwise generally in good condition
P. 107 x 137 mm., S. 113 x 140 mm.
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