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    Sale 2491 | Lot 84
    Price Realized: $37,500With Buyer's Premium
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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. Biƶrklund'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; Biƶrklund 31-E; Hollstein (White and Boon) 260.

      Estimate $10,000 - 15,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $37,500

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