05-18-2012 05-18-2012
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May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Nude Man Seated Before a Curtain, 1646, an 18th century impression (Hind, 220; Bartsch & Holls...

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM


Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

Nude Man Seated and Another Standing, with a Woman and Baby Lightly Etched in the Background, c. 1646, an 18th century impression (Bartsch & Hollstein, 194 iii/iii). Unsigned. Etching on cream laid paper, plate size 7 5/8 x 4 15/16 in. (19.3 x 12.5 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Trimmed to plate mark along the upper edge, thread margins to other three sides, several fox marks and minor stains, subtle toning or soiling.

N.B. Sold for the benefit of the collections of the Smith College Museum of Art.

Estimate $300-500

The side and lower margins are about 1/16 inch. The impression is somewhat worn.

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