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Price Realized: $65,000 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2460 Lot 93
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Self-Portrait with Cap Pulled Forward.
Etching, circa 1631. 50x42 mm; 2x1 3/4 inches, narrow margins. Biörklund's fifth state (of 5), after the reduction of the plate and with the "zig-zag" line on the left side of the bust; Usticke's seventh state (of 7); White and Boon's fifth state (of 5). A superb, dark, well-inked and early impression of this extremely scarce etching, with strong contrasts.
According to Usticke, "An extremely rare, small self portrait, RRR+" (Usticke illustrates an impression in reverse, which is evidently either a counter proof from the original plate or the reverse copy he notes in his catalogue).
We have found only 15 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Bartsch 319; Biörklund 31-10; Hollstein (White and Boon) 319.
Estimate $30,000 - 50,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $65,000