Lot 173: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Cottages Beside a Canal: A View of Diemen.
03 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Cottages Beside a Canal: A View of Diemen.
Etching, circa 1645. 139x210 mm; 5 1/2x8 1/4 inches, thread margins. A brilliant, early and richly-inked impression of this very scarce landscape etching with the sulphur tinting in the sky strong, with the dark tone in the ground beneath the cottage, with all the fine lines distinct and with crisp plate edges, consitent with the earliest impressions of this subject. Ex-collection Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna (Lugt 2773, verso). Bartsch 228; Biörklund 45-1; Hollstein (White and Boon) 228.