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Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) The White Negress

Auction:
2635B
Lot:
162
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2635B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 01, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

The White Negress, c. 1630, a lifetime impression (Bartsch/Hollstein, 357ii/ii). Unsigned, various collectors' stamps (see below) on the reverse. Etching on laid paper, plate size 3 7/8 x 3 in. (9.7 x 7.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins 1/8 inch or more with nicks and loss to left margin (all outside of the plate mark) and repairs to upper margin (going just into the plate mark), dry impression, gentle toning, hinge and glue residue to upper and right edges on verso.

Provenance: Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin, collector's stamp (Lugt, 1606 and duplicate stamp Lugt, 234); Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler (1770-1846) stamped twice (Lugt, 2529).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

No additional condition issues to report.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler, Dutch Golden Age painters, Postage stamp, Rembrandt

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