01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Christ Disputing with the Doctors: A Sketch

$29,625$25,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

Christ Disputing with the Doctors: A Sketch, 1652, an early impression (Bartsch/Hollstein, 65 i/iii; Hind, 257). Signed and dated in the plate, collector's mark from the Collection D'Arenberg (Lugt, 567) on the reverse. Etching with drypoint on laid paper with a high crown watermark, plate size 5 x 8 1/2 in. (12.5 x 21.4 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margins approximately 1/16 inch, subtle toning/soiling, annotations to the reverse.

Provenance: A Rhode Island estate.
Estimate $3,500-5,500

The sheet measures 5 1/8 x 8 5/8 inches, and is hinged at the upper corners. The impression is strong, with the drypoint only somewhat worn.

Keywords

Christ Disputing, Rhode Island