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4Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight, etching and drypoint, 1654.

Rembrandt van rijn (1606-1669) the descent from the cross by torchlight

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Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)
The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight
Etching and drypoint, 1654, a good but later impression of New Hollstein's third state (of four) before further reworking, well-inked on thin Japan-like wove paper without watermark, sheet 210 x 164 mm. (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in), trimmed on or just within the platemark, minor nick to surfaced in lower left quadrant, sheet appears to be laid onto thin tissue support, unframed.


Provenance:
Albert van Loock (b. 1917), Brussels, [L. 3751]

Literature:

Hind 280; New Hollstein 286 iii/iv

Full Lot Details

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)
The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight
Etching and drypoint, 1654, a good but later impression of New Hollstein's third state (of four) before further reworking, well-inked on thin Japan-like wove paper without watermark, sheet 210 x 164 mm. (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in), trimmed on or just within the platemark, minor nick to surfaced in lower left quadrant, sheet appears to be laid onto thin tissue support, unframed.


Provenance:
Albert van Loock (b. 1917), Brussels, [L. 3751]

Literature:

Hind 280; New Hollstein 286 iii/iv