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Price Realized: $37,500 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2491 Lot 84
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Bust of an Old Bearded Man, Looking down, Three Quarters Right.
Etching, 1631. 122x111 mm; 4 7/8x4 1/2 inches. Biörklund's second state (of 3); Usticke's first state (of 3), before the reduction of the plate at the far right, with the vertical engraved line at the right marking the place where the plate was to be cut; White and Boon's second state (of 3). Paschal Lamb on a shield watermark (Ash/Fletcher 29 A.b.). With thread margins three sides, trimmed inside the plate mark right side. A superb, strong impression of this extremely scarce etching with little to no sign of wear.
We have found only 14 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Bartsch 260; Biörklund 31-E; Hollstein (White and Boon) 260.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $37,500