01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00PMCalender
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Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Sheet with Two Studies: A Tree, and the Upper Part of a Head of the Artist Wearing a Velvet Ca...

$27,255$23,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

Sheet with Two Studies: A Tree, and the Upper Part of a Head of the Artist Wearing a Velvet Cap, c. 1642 (Bartsch/Hollstein, 372 only state). Unsigned, collector's marks from Johann Heinrich Albers (Bremen, 1774-1855; Lugt 2714) and George Björklund (b. 1887; Lugt 1138c) on the reverse. Etching and drypoint on laid paper, plate size 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.9 x 6.1 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margins approximately 1/16 inch, subtle toning/soiling, annotations to the reverse.

Provenance: A Rhode Island estate.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

A fine impression, the sheet measures 3 1/4 x 2 13/16 inches, and is hinged at the upper corners.

Keywords

Head, Johann Heinrich Albers, Rhode Island