Current Inventory by Rembrandt van Rijn

Christ Preaching (“La Petite Tombe”) ca. 1657, on Laid Paper

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Rembrandt, Harmenz Van Rijn (1606-1669), Christ Preaching (La Petite Tombe), etching, burin and drypoint, c. 1657. References: Bartsch, Hollstein 67, Hind 256, only state; Nowell Usticke’s first state (early) of three, New Hollstein 298, first state (of 2).  In excellent condition, with small margins all around, printed 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 the man upper left, etc. Provenance: Gerd […]

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Christ Preaching (“La Petite Tombe”) ca. 1657; On Chine

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  Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606 Leiden – Amsterdam 1669 Christ Preaching (“La Petite Tombe”) ca. 1657 etching, engraving, and drypoint on tissue-thin chine; 156 x 207 mm (6 1⁄8 x 8 1⁄8 inches) Bartsch 67, White/Boon only state; Hind 256; New Hollstein 298 first state (of two) literature Erik Hinterding, Ger Luijten, and Martin Royalton-Kisch (eds.), Rembrandt the Printmaker, exhibition catalogue, Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam/British Museum, London, 2000–01, no. 68 Clifford S. Ackley et al. (eds.), Rembrandt’s Journey: Painter, Draftsman, Etcher, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Art Institute of Chicago, 2003–04, nos. 136f. A fine impression in excellent condition; trimmed […]

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Christ at Emmaus: the larger plate 1654

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606 Leiden – Amsterdam 1669 Christ at Emmaus: the larger plate 1654 etching and drypoint; 213 x 161 mm (8 3⁄8 x 6 5/16 inches) Bartsch 87, White/Boon second state (of three); Hind 282; New Hollstein 283 second state (of five) provenance August Artaria, Vienna (Lugt 33); his sale, Artaria & Co., Vienna, May 6–13, 1896, lot 534, described as: superbe épreuve avec beaucoup de barbes. Rare. Julius Rosenberg, Copenhagen (Lugt 1519 and 1520); his sale, C.G. Boerner, Leipzig, May 1–2, 1901, lot 178, described as: prachtvoller Abdruck des zweiten Zustandes, mit starkem Grat … Aus […]

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Sheet of Studies: Head of the Artist, a Beggar Couple, Heads of an Old Man and Old Woman, etc.,

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    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669), Sheet of Studies: Head of the Artist, a Beggar Couple, Heads of an Old Man and Old Woman, etc., etching, 1632. References: Bartsch, Hollstein 363, New Hollstein 115, Hind 90. In good condition (apart from traces of a diagonal fold, minor staining). Second state (of 2), 4 x 4 1/8 inches. A fine early impression of this rare print. Provenance: ex Coll. Viscount Downe (?, with stamp verso, cf. Lugt 719a); Helmut H. Rumbler (Frankfurt-am-Main, stock number 33004 verso) C.G. Boerner (New York, Dusseldorf, stock number 28987 / RZ verso) Gerardo Rueda (Spain, 1926-1996); […]

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Jan Lutma, Goldsmith 1656

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  Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606 Leiden – Amsterdam 1669 Jan Lutma, Goldsmith 1656 etching, engraving, and drypoint on thin chine; 196 x 150 mm Bartsch 276, White/Boon 276 first state (of three); Hind 290; New Hollstein 293 first state (of five) provenance John Malcolm, Poltalloch, Argyleshire, Scotland and London (cf. Lugt 1489) British Museum, London, acquired from the above in 1895 (cf. for the museum’s stamps designated to the Malcolm collection Lugt 1780–81; all the above according to the annotated Colnaghi label on the old backing of the frame) P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London (their stock no. […]

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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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