Current Inventory by Rembrandt van Rijn

Three Oriental Figures (Jacob and Laban)

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Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Three Oriental Figures (Jacob and Laban), etching, 1642, [signed and dated in reverse in the plate].h: 5.8 x w: 4.4 in / h: 14.7 x w: 11.2 cm References: Bartsch, Hollstein 118, second state of two. In very good condition, two tiny (oil?) dots in matrix, with thread margins all around. With a Seven Provinces watermark (characteristic of numerous lifetime impressions of Rembrandt prints). Archival mounting. Provenance: J.B. de Graaf (Lugt 1120), with the chop mark recto bottom edge A very fine clear impression, with the drypoint work at the right of the porch, the man’s […]

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Christ Carried to the Tomb

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Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Christ Carried to the Tomb, etching and drypoint, 1645. Reference: Bartsch 84, only state [signed in the plate].  In good condition apart from a repaired tear at the plate mark (weakened when printed on the unburnished plate and continuing in the margin lower left), with unusually wide margins, on an old laid paper with a Foolscap with Five Pointed Collar watermark (cf. Hinterding 231, dated to about 1651). 5 1/4 x 4 3/8, the sheet 7 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, archival matting with window mat. A fine clear impression, with a few touches of burr […]

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La Petite Tombe

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Rembrandt, Harmenz Van Rijn (1606-1669), Christ Preaching (La Petite Tombe), etching, burin and drypoint, c. 1652. References: Bartsch, Hollstein 67, Hind 256, only state; Nowell Usticke’s first state (early) of three.  In excellent condition, with small margins all around, a tiny tear on left lower margin, some nicks in lower left margin, very faint foxing. On a thin laid paper, 6 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches. A fine balanced “black sleeve” impression, with strong burr on the drypoint, especially on the sleeve and garment of the man at the left, the garment of Christ, the arch, the wall and column upper right, beard of […]

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