29 March 2006
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Lieven Willemsz. van Coppenol, Writing-Master: Large Plate (B., Holl. 283; H. 300)
etching with drypoint, 1658, on laid paper with an IHS surmounted by a Cross watermark (cf. Haewood 2984), a fairly good but later impression of the fifth state (of six), before the plate was cut down, trimmed close to the subject, a hard crease with surface abrasion at the lower edge, diagonal creases across the upper corners, some minor surface dirt, backboard staining and remains of old hinges verso
S. 335 x 284 mm.
Vallardi (L. 2477)
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