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Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Self Portrait in a Cap and Scarf with the Face Dark: Bust

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

Self Portrait in a Cap and Scarf with the Face Dark: Bust, 1633, a later impression (Bartsch/Hollstein, 17ii/ii). Signed and dated within the plate. Etching on 19th century laid paper, plate size 5 1/4 x 4 in. (13.2 x 10.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins over 1/8 inches, toning, staining, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $250-350

Out of the frame the sheet measures 9 3/8 x 7 5/8 inches. The sheet is evenly toned and the image is light-toned. There are two small abrasions/thinned spots near the upper edges (see images).


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

Nude art, Rembrandt, Self-portrait, Van Rijn, Visual arts

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