Books & Prints - Sale 09BP02 - Lot 493Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10am
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)
ABRAHAM'S SACRIFICE (BARTSCH, HOLLSTEIN 35)
Etching and drypoint, 1656, a fine impression, with considerable burr, with small to thread margins on three sides, printed to the platemark or with thread margins at top, some old paper tape residue at left sheet edge at and near corners verso, some unobtrusive gluestaining at right sheet edge at and near corners verso, a tiny diagonal loss at top left sheet edge extending 1/4 inch to image edge, a tiny loss at bottom right sheet edge extending 1/16 inch to the platemark, a small thin area at bottom left image corner (only visible verso), otherwise in good condition, framed.
6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches; 159 x 133 mm.
Sheet 6 5/16 x 5 7/16 inches; 160 x 138 mm.
Ex-collection Robert Dighton (Lugt 727)
The Collection of Hugh J. Grant and Lucie
Sold for $40,625 (Includes Buyer's Premium)
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. 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.
Doyle New York, Auctioneers & Appraisers is one of the world's foremost auctioneers and appraisers of fine art, jewelry, furniture, decorations and a variety of other categories. Located in New York City, the global capital of the auction market, Doyle offers appraisal and auction services to collectors, families, estate executors and museums across the United States and the world. Doyle has built its professional reputation on achieving outstanding prices at auction and focusing on the individual needs of each client.