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Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) The Circumcision in the Stable

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2609B
Lot:
172A
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

The Circumcision in the Stable, 1654, probably an early 18th century impression (Hind, 274; Bartsch/Hollstein, 47 I/II). Signed and dated within the plate, collector's marks (see below) and pencil annotations to the reverse. Etching on laid paper, plate/sheet size 3 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (9.6 x 14.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Trimmed to and/or within the plate mark, soft, gray impression, subtle surface rubbing, upper corners reinforced.

Provenance: Ex-collection of Herman Weber, Bonn, 1817-1854, (Lugt, 1383); through to August Artaria, Vienna, 1807-1893, (Lugt, 33); through to the present owner.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Herman Weber, Circumcision, Etching, Leiden University, Printmaking, Rembrandt

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